24 May 2017

Fire in her belly, Cook Islands artist Miria George

From Nine To Noon, 11:28 am on 24 May 2017

New Zealand's only contemporary indigenous theatre and dance festival, Kia Mau, returns to the capital on Friday 2nd June with fire in its belly. Miria George (Te Arawa; Ngati Awa; Rarotonga & Atiu, Cook Islands) is a poet, and writer who has developed a new work for it called, Fire in the Water, Fire in the Sky. It addresses the effects of colonisation, christianity and climate change in the Pacific. The festival takes place between Friday 2nd June - Saturday 24th June, in venues across the Wellington region from Porirua to Wellington to Upper Hutt.