Capital E National Arts Festival for Children presents Te Rau o te Rangi by Taki Rua Productions. After a prophetic dream about an imminent attack, Kahe swims from KapitiIsland to the mainland, carrying her baby on a raft, to warn her people.
Using Te reo Māori, some English translation, and a blend of Māori and physical theatre forms, three young performers deliver this tale of courage and self-belief on Te Papa's iconic Marae. At the same time, they explore the parts of a Marae and the customs that govern them.
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