Breaking Ground Pōneke

The 12th annual season of Tawata Productions new writing festival, Breaking Ground, returning Pōneke in 2021. Breaking Ground is a festival of ideas. Crafted into life by playwrights from across Aotearoa.

This year, our festival will be imagining six new works for the stage from seven writers from throughout Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Tāmaki Makaurau. Developing new work for Breaking Ground 2021 are writers Ali Foa’i, Grace Iwashita-Taylor, Sherilee Kahui, Nahyeon Lee, Sean Rivera Millward, Sarita So, Cassandra Tse & Natano Keni. Our dramaturgs include Nathaniel Lees, Tusi Tamasese, Sarita So, Lynda Chanwai-Earle and Jason Te Kare.


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Breaking Ground