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Duration: 02 Mar 2022 - 18 Mar 2022
Location: Circa Theatre
Price: Ticket prices vary per show


Mum is looking for love, while the kids are hustling for cash… welcome to Pakaru. Winner of the Adam New Zealand Play Award, Pakaru is a contemporary drama.

‘A riveting, powerful and intensely moving experience’ — Theatreview

Written & Directed by Mitch Tawhi Thomas
Presented by Hāpai Productions
Wed 2 – Sat 5 Mar, 6.30pm & Sun 6 Mar, 4pm
Circa One
Artist talk: Post-show, Thu 3 Mar
Choose Your Price: Thu 3 Mar | $49
Early Bird prices available

Audience care: Contains strong language, sexual references, references to pornography and drug use. Suitable for ages 16+.

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A Movement of Story | Pūrākau Reo Rotarota

Six extraordinary performers share true stories in New Zealand Sign Language in an evening that celebrates our third official language.

Curated & Hosted by Jared Flitcroft
Thu 10 Mar, 7pm
Circa One, $19

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Whare Kōrero: Stories Within Stories

Intimate, poignant and at times hilarious, Whare Kōrero brings together theatre performances that amplify and explore the complexities of Aotearoa’s diverse voices and lived experiences.

Written by & Starring Kristyl Neho & Eru Heke
Directed by Puti Lancaster
Fri 11 Mar, 6pm & Sat 12 Mar, 1pm & 6pm
Circa One
Artist talk: Post-show, Sat 12 Mar, 6pm
$45 – Early Bird prices available

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Pōhutu is a high-impact dance performance and ode to the human experience that navigates time, memory, place, and loss.

‘Pōhutu is a masterfully crafted performance, a koha not just for Bianca Hyslop’s own whānau, her own grandmother, but one for all audiences who bear witness to it’ – Pantograph Punch

Created by Bianca Hyslop & Rowan Pierce
Performed by Bianca Hyslop & Nancy Wijohn
Mātanga Mātauranga Māori: Tūī Matira Ranapiri-Ransfield
Wed 16 – Fri 18 Mar, 6pm
Circa One
Artist talk: Post-show, Thu 17 Mar
$59 – Early Bird prices available

Audience care: Partial nudity/strobe lighting/significant haze/loud sounds. Suitable for ages 10+.

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