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Te Matarae I Orehu

Te Matarae I OrehuFrom New Zealand

The awe-inspiring physical power of an authentic Maori haka in action.

Come and see the real thing when the best of the best comes to Festival Melbourne2006. Previous winners of the National Aoteatoa Maori Performing Arts National Title, Te Matarae I Orehu has continually pushed the boundaries of traditional Maori performing arts in a contemporary society. Be there when this 25-strong troupe of Maori kapa haka dancers storms the stage with its complex dances of passion, vigour and identity.

Supported by Creative New Zealand

Date: 20 March
Time: 7:30pm
Date: 25 March
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Alexandra Gardens, Soundshell

Date: 21 March
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Waterfront City at Docklands

Date: 22 March
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Federation Square - Dancing in the Square

Date: 23 March
Time: 7:30pm as part of Sounds of the Pacific
Location: Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Date: 24 March
Time: 7:00pm (workshop)
Location: Alexandra Gardens, Palm Stage

Image: Photo by Tony Lewis
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