'Funny As': Reflections on New Zealand comedy from New Zealand comedians - WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019
There was colour, laughter, and stories galore at Tūranga on Thursday evening for the New Zealand launch of Samoan Queer Lives. MCed by well-known fa'afafine Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann (Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit), this was a joyful and thought-provoking evening that I was proud to be a part of.
Kate talks about why Samoan Queer Lives, by Dan Taulapapa McMullin and Yuki Kihara, is so important. The WORD Christchurch event is on at Tūranga on Thursday 12 September, 6pm.
Acknowledging a selective collective memory: Finding out about the New Zealand Wars with Vincent O'Malley: WORD Christchurch.
Onepū is based on the Kāi Tahu story told by Teone Taare Tikao, and tells of six atua wahine / goddesses who control and release the winds around the world. It is a story told through the use of contemporary dance, with music, lighting, movement and sound