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Te Rerenga – The Flight

Te Rerenga - The Flight
14 Jul 2018 to 15 Jul 2018
14-15 JULY 2018
The world’s first Maori rock-art puppet show!
Event type: 
Cultural, Show, Theatre
Entry is by Koha (or donation).
The PumpHouse Theatre
Killarney Park (off Manurere Avenue) Takapuna


Toro Pikopiko Puppets present TE RERENGA – THE FLIGHT, the world’s first Maori rock-art puppet show!

The show re-tells a Ngai Tahu legend about Pourangahua and her epic flight to Aotearoa, with the aid of Matariki stars and migrating whales. She flies from cave to cave, meeting a host of colourful characters including Bats, Creepy Crawlies, Moa, Pouakai Eagles, and Human Bird Hunters – intent on making Pourangahua their next meal.

TE RERENGA – THE FLIGHT is a forty-five-minute, interactive, acoustic rock musical, featuring 80 ‘Flatsie’ puppets inspired from ancient cave drawings around the Timaru district.

Thanks to the support of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board, entry to Te Rerenga is by Koha (or donation).

You can book online using one of our suggested Koha amounts, or give us a call if you’d prefer to contribute something different.

Written by

The PumpHouse Theatre

25 Jun 2018