Kahurangi in Kuala Lumpur

The Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre will celebrate Waitangi Day in Kuala Lumpur, performing at the Malaysia-New Zealand Cultural Extravaganza. Founded by Tama Huata in 1983, Kahurangi has showcased the songs and dances of the Ngati Kahungunu people at arts festivals throughout NZ, Australia, the US, Canada and Asia. According to the Malaysian Star, the group “has been identified as one of a handful of globally important and innovative indigenous performing companies producing original work for young audiences.” Some of Kahurangi’s career highlights include performances at the Seattle International Children’s Festival, Atlanta Olympics Arts Festival, Ottawa International Festival of the Arts and Australia’s Moomba Festival in Melbourne.


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Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

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