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Our storyteller, Isaac is encompassed by questions and thoughts about his identity. He Māori? He aha? Is he?
21 - 23 June

He Maori?


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21 Jun 7.30 PM
22 Jun 7.30 PM   7 left
23 Jun 7.30 PM

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You may have noticed our new ticket type 'The Difference'!

‘The Difference’ ticket type is for those who CAN afford more and WANT more money to go directly to our artists. At $40 per ticket ‘The Difference’ ticket does what it says it does - makes a bloody big difference to the sustainability of our artists careers.

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Group 6+

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45 mins

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He Māori?

Written and Performed by Isaac Martyn

When Isaac Martyn (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa) took MĀOR102 (Introduction to Māori Culture) in 2019, he was mainly taking it as a pākehā person who was “Respectfully learning about the indigenous culture”. Since then, it has been a long journey of self-discovery and learning about one’s true identity, despite its confusing and at times conflicting nature.

This show is for somebody who is ever doubting if they are Māori enough, for rangatahi who are curious to know more about their whakapapa but don’t know where to start.
Isaac Martyn

Through waiata, past experiences, jokes and anecdotes, this whakaari moves through doubt and celebration of reclaiming Māoritanga later in life.

He Māori? is all about learning and connecting with your heritage with all of its far-reaching complexities; everyone will leave with a 10% off voucher at (budget pending).

He Māori? Productions

A small team coming from many different disciplines to create a fantastic show. This is our first production we will be running, so we want to come in (and go out) with a bang!

Writer/director/actor: Isaac Martyn

Producer: James Heath

Set designer/builder: Alex Martyn

Marketing and communications: Liv Payne

Stage manager/wardrobe: Arvin Bahadornejad