Taranaki Arts Festival and PANNZ Presents UPU
Curated by Grace Iwashita-Taylor, Directed by Fastina Amosa

In Samoan “upu” means “word”. Borders disappear and for just over an hour, the theatre is transported across an ocean to hear the voices dealing with colonisation, family, climate change, love, sex, religion, power and tourists.
Curated by award-winning poet Grace Iwashita-Taylor and led by powerhouse director Fasitua Amosa, UPU gives the stage to Oceania’s most electrifying poetry.
Ben Brown, Karlo Mila, Albert Wendt and more: UPU is for the trailblazers, the icons and the new writers transforming Aotearoa today.
Performed by a stellar cast of some of the best Tagata Moana actors in Aotearoa NZ - Maiava Nathaniel Lees, Mia Blake, Ana Corbett, Shadon Meredith, James Maeva, Nicola Kawana and Gaby Solomona.


From $45.00 (service fees apply)



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