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KAHURANGI

Maori Dance Theatre

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KAHURANGI
- Maori Dance Theatre -

Kahurangi is based in Hastings, New Zealand which was founded by local extraordinaire Tama Huata in 1983. Kahurangi is a treasure with extraordinary vitality, passion, strength and athleticism. They have thrilled audiences worldwide and recently represented New Zealand at - Dubai Expo 2020 with their unique blend of Māori performing arts in a dynamic, cultural and contemporary manner.

 

Their touring programmes annually include USA, Canada, Asia, India, Dubai, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand with performances at festivals, schools, embassies along with many official performances on behalf of the New Zealand Government and completing our seventh year touring season, where we offer Cultural enrichment programmes and performances touring the South Pacific Cruise ship season.  

Kahurangi offers performances as well as Enrichment lectures / workshop programmes

 

Workshops offered:

 

HAKA - Posture War Dance that the All Blacks have made very famous.

POI - Teach how to make and use the ball on the end of a string.

WAIATA A RINGA - Hand Action Songs.

TE REO MAORI (MAORI LANGUAGE BASICS) .

Promotional Video - Kahurangi Dance Company.

Promotional Video - Kahurangi Dance Company.
Promotional Video - Kahurangi Dance Company.

Promotional Video - Kahurangi Dance Company.

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2015 Indspire Awards Opening Performance - Kahurangi.

2015 Indspire Awards Opening Performance - Kahurangi.

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Cruise ship experience - Kahurangi Maori Ambassadors.

Cruise ship experience - Kahurangi Maori Ambassadors.

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Traditional Maori welcome @ Dubai expo - Kahurangi.

Traditional Maori welcome @ Dubai expo - Kahurangi.

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HOME BASE

Napier,

New Zealand.

PERFORMANCE

MATERIAL

  • Performances varies 30-45min with 6-10 performers.  

  • Enrichment lectures / workshop programmes 30-45min with 2-3 lecturers

TRAVEL NEEDS

If travel is required, all flights will need to be from Napier return via Air New Zealand.

Accommodation and meals required if can’t travel on same day. However the preference is to fly in the day before and to return on the day of the performance. 

Meals and water to be supplied on the ship.

 

Please note they travel with 1 manager and 1 tech person for the performances and with 1 manager for the workshops/lectures.