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28 - 31 August

Tangihanga

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Date and time icon Date and Time

28 Aug 7.30 PM
29 Aug 7.30 PM
30 Aug 7.30 PM
31 Aug 7.30 PM

Ticket icon Prices

Waged
$30
Unwaged
$20
Extra Aroha Ticket
$40

Event duration icon Duration

60 mins

Venue icon Stage / venue

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Tangihanga

Presented by Wahanui Productions

Tangihanga, performed by Kristyl Neho, is a 60-minute drama comedy centered around Jess, a loving daughter, whose father Karanipa passes away, leading his whanau and friends to travel near and far to gather at the Marae to mourn his loss. Neho masterfully embodies over 30 characters.

As the tangi progresses, tensions rise, family dynamics unravel, and secrets are exposed, all while Jess and the whanau grapple with their grief and differences.

Join us on an emotional rollercoaster as we explore the intricacies of whanau relationships, identity, cultural traditions, and the importance of family and community in times of grief and loss.

Creative team

Produced by: Wahanui Productions

Producers: Kristyl Neho, Kriskaan Neho

Director: Kristyl Neho, Eunice Smith

Contributing Directors: Cian Elyse White, Jo Randerson

Writer: Kristyl Neho

Contributing Writer: Eunice Smith

Technical Designer: Janis Cheng

Soundscape Designer: Matiu Whiting

Costume Designer: Cheryl Downie

CONTENT WARNING

Themes of death and loss.

Gun shots