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Te Reo Māori Theatre Graces Aoteroa Stages

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:50 am | Taki Rua Productions

‘He Kura E Huna Ana’, a rarely-seen te reo Māori theatre piece will tour the North Island this matariki. More >>

Tiki Taane Mahuta 2017 Tour

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11:07 am | Taki Rua Productions

After a stunning 2015 debut, the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu season of Tiki Taane Mahuta, starring Tiki Taane , returns to tour 13 cities in 2017: More >>

Te Reo Māori Theatre Returns to The Stage

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:13 pm | Taki Rua Productions

A two-year adventure in the world of Māori theatre comes full circle for Hōhepa Waitoa next month, when Taki Rua Productions begin touring his very first te reo Māori play. More >>

New Work Combines Comedy and Music to Explore Identity

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:31 pm | Taki Rua Productions

“What right do I have to call myself Māori? I don’t look Māori, I wasn’t raised Māori. To the outside eye, I’m your regular, pale skinned Kiwi” More >>

Taki Rua presents Magical Tale of The Sea

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 9:52 am | Taki Rua Productions

The story of the children of Tangaroa (atua of the sea) features in a new play touring to marae around Aotearoa as part of Taki Rua Productions' Te Reo Māori Season. More >>

Love And Redemption in New Taki Rua Play

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 9:36 am | Taki Rua Productions

Love And Redemption in New Taki Rua Play to Premiere in July Featuring Rob Mokaraka More >>

Love And Redemption in New Taki Rua Play

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 11:59 am | Taki Rua Productions

FAIRIES, prophetic visions and miracle healings feature in Taki Rua Productions’ new play Putorino Hill . More >>

Acclaim for Taki Rua’s 'Sydney Bridge Upside Down'

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 3:50 pm | Taki Rua Productions

Taki Rua’s Wellington season of its new play Sydney Bridge Upside Down comes to an end at the weekend before heading to Auckland in August. More >>

Taki Rua Productions Expands Into Film, TV and New Media

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 11:04 am | Taki Rua Productions

New Zealand’s leading Maori theatre company Taki Rua Productions is expanding into film and television production to bring more New Zealand stories to the big and small screens. More >>

‘Mighty’ Kiwi production invited to top arts festival

Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 11:38 am | Taki Rua Productions

Michael James Manaia by John Broughton premiered at Downstage in 1991 and was swiftly recognised as a landmark work in New Zealand theatre history and went on to tour internationally. More >>

Strange Resting Places - Real New Zealand Festival

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 4:18 pm | Taki Rua Productions

Set against the backdrop of war, Strange Resting Places traces the stories and personal experiences of the Māori Battalion in Italy, as celebrated NZ actors Paolo Rotondo (Italian) and Rob Mokaraka (Māori) take audiences on a touching and often humorous ... More >>

Awhi Tapu at TAPAC, Auckland - June 22nd – 2nd July 2011

Monday, 13 June 2011, 5:21 pm | Taki Rua Productions

Where do we stand as young people in the community? Who do we follow now all the old people have left? More >>

Maori Battalion Play Heads To Pacific Festival

Friday, 18 July 2008, 11:59 am | Taki Rua Productions

Food, family and song are the links between the World War II play STRANGE RESTING PLACES and the 10th Festival of Pacific Arts. More >>

Now Showing: Nga Tangata Toa

Friday, 20 October 2006, 12:05 am | Taki Rua Productions

NGA TANGATA TOA By Hone Kouka Directed by James Beaumont Starring Erina Daniels, Miranda Manasiadis, Rob Mokaraka, Olivia Robinson, Matt Saville, Nepia Takuira-Mita and Calvin Tuteao Design by Tracey Monastra, Stephen Gallagher and Martyn Roberts More >>

The Return Of A New Zealand Masterpiece

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 2:22 pm | Taki Rua Productions

In October, 2006, Taki Rua Productions will proudly premiere the multi-award winning play *Nga Tangata Toa* (The Warrior People), by leading New Zealand writer, Hone Kouka, (Ngati Porou, Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Kahungunu), at Downstage Theatre, Wellington, ... More >>

Te Reo Mäori Theatre Season 10th Anniversary

Monday, 25 July 2005, 4:50 pm | Taki Rua Productions

Taki Rua Productions celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its te reo Mäori season with the launch of its latest te reo play, Taku Raukura e (My Precious One) by Materoa Haenga. More >>

Taki Rua Productions presents… MAUI

Tuesday, 30 November 2004, 11:47 am | Taki Rua Productions

Taki Rua Productions and Humourbeasts (Jemaine Clement and Taika Cohen) invite Wellington audiences to the extended season of “The Untold Tales of Maui”. Following our sold-out season at BATS, fans will have the chance to see the smash hit production at Downstage ... More >>

Humourbeasts 'Tales Of Maui" Comes to ChCh

Friday, 17 September 2004, 3:27 pm | Taki Rua Productions

“ Humourbeasts Jemaine Clement and Taika Cohen offer the funniest, freshest burst of Maori-driven humour since the ‘whiti repati’ of dear departed Billy T James” NZ International Arts Festival, Dominion Post, March 2004 More >>

Through Windows by Susana Lei'ataua

Thursday, 10 October 2002, 2:13 pm | Taki Rua Productions

Taki Rua Productions: “First seen this year at BATS Theare and now in a revised and longer version at Circa Studio, Susana Lei’ataua’s ‘through windows’ still takes one by surprise…” says theatre critic, Laurie Atkison, who goes on to say, “… There’s ... More >>