Presented by Auckland Theatre Company and Auckland Arts Festival

The Haka Party Incident

By Katie Wolfe

5 MAR - 13 MAR 2021 — Drama

About.

Company

Auckland Theatre Company

Venue

ASB Waterfront Theatre

Duration

1 hour 30 mins, no interval

Restrictions

None

The last New Zealand war took place in Auckland in 1979. It lasted three minutes.

There’s a long, rich history of Māori resistance in New Zealand but, for every Bastion Point or Ihumātao that makes headlines, other incidents quickly fade into the mists of history.

The Haka Party Incident resurrects the eventful day when a group of University of Auckland engineering students rehearsing their annual tradition of a mock haka are confronted by the activist group, He Taua.

Violence erupted that sent ripples through the nation and changed race relations in New Zealand forever.

Crafted by film-maker and theatre director Katie Wolfe (Rendered, Anahera, Waru), The Haka Party Incident combines documentary and stagecraft to thrilling effect. Provocative, resonant and unforgettable, The Haka Party Incident is a not-to-be-missed theatre event.

The Haka Party Incident was commissioned and developed by ATC Literary.

Cast

Ana Scotney

Aidan O'Malley

Patrick Tafa

Neenah Dekkers-Reihana

Creatives

Katie Wolfe

Direction & Playwright

John Verryt

Alison Reid

Jo Kilgour

Harley Campbell

Dates &
Times.

Fri 5 Mar 8:00 PM Preview

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Sat 6 Mar 2:00 PM Preview

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Sat 6 Mar 8:00 PM Opening Night

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Sun 7 Mar 4:00 PM EAT/TALK/PLAY

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Tue 9 Mar 7:00 PM Youth Forum

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Wed 10 Mar 7:00 PM Audio Described & Touch Tour

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Thu 11 Mar 8:00 PM

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Fri 12 Mar 8:00 PM NZSL Interpreted

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Sat 13 Mar 2:00 PM

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Sat 13 Mar 8:00 PM

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Tickets.

Adult $54 - $74

Senior 65+ $49 - $69

Concession $39 - $52

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Special Events

Backstage Story

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Auckland Theatre Company Studios
487 Dominion Rd, Mount Eden
Carpark & entry off Brixton Road

Monday, 22 February, 6:30pm

EAT/TALK/PLAY

Raise your theatre experience to the next level by attending this informative pre-show event.

Listen to a special guest speaker discuss a deeper aspect of the play while enjoying a glass of wine and afternoon tea in the picturesque Villa Maria Gallery at ASB Waterfront Theatre.

Tickets to EAT/TALK/PLAY are $25 each. You'll also need to purchase a ticket to the show if you wish to attend the performance after the event. These events sell out quickly so booking is essential.

Sunday, 7 March, 2:45pm

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