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8 - 10 June

Shifting Centre


Event duration icon Duration

60 mins

Shifting Centre

Presented By Shifting Centre + Le Moana

First developed in the Measina Makers LAB 2021, Shifting Centre highlights the innate excellence of our Pacific peoples, through street and contemporary dance.

Directed by Oto Lupo and Sefa Tunupopo, this piece is an ode to the dream of our ancestors.

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G Rated

Strobe lighting, loud music, haze and course language through music

Creative Team


Oto Lupo 
Sefa Tunupopo

Media team:

Vain Creative

Havea Latu

Braedyn Togi

Levi Siaosi

Montell Nickell

Kaysee Savali

Kōwhai Deuchars  

Zen Te Hira

Tamia FIlipo

Tasman Kaitara

Lighting and sound operator 

Grayson Ziogas 


Kasi Valu

Shifting Centre are a collective of artists based in Pōneke, Wellington. With the practice of cypher and Talanoa, we nurture the Vā within our communities through our artistry. We envision to create art that fosters dreaming indigenous worlds into fruition.

Le Moana are an arts organisation based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Le Moana is a vessel for the exchange of stories, concepts and ideas through the medium of live performance. The company was established as a pathway for cultural exchange and the development of storytelling by Pacific Artists.