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Duration: 2 – 16 June
Drama
Price: $25 - $52
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Native Agency Aotearoa presents the Premiere Season of the 2016 Adam Award Winner Tan-Knee
By Maraea Rakuraku

Your terrorist is our freedom fighter

Director: Nathaniel Lees
Company: Native Agency Aotearoa

2 – 16 June
Preview 1 June
Circa One

Tues – Weds 6.30pm
Thurs – Sat 8pm
Sun – 4pm
$25 – $52

Accompanying exhibition opens 1 June, 2018 at 6.30pm 

September 2007. After 20 years on the international boxing circuit, Tū is coming home. And he’s got plans involving his cousin Eunice, brother Pōtiki, and their childhood gym – Muhammad’s.

Fourteen-year-olds Stevie and her comic-drawing best friend Chiefy aren’t that thrilled about the intrusion into their world of Tū and his big ideas. It’s hoha. As hoha as the white vans parked up for days all over Tan-Knee and the undercurrent of unsettling activity rumoured to be driven by the Te Urewera Prophets aka the Tame-Itis.

Tan-Knee is the first in the Te Urewera Trilogy by Maraea Rakuraku.

EUNICE
Their terrorists are our…
PŌTIKI
Freedom fighters.
EUNICE
It’s all a matter of whose, side of the story you’re on.
PŌTIKI
And who’s telling it.

Image: Piimia Nicholas

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