Image by Aneta Pond | The cast and crew of TŪ by Hone Kouka (2012)
Tawata Productions is a creative company based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.
Specialising in the rigorous development and presentation of new theatre and screen production, Tawata blurs the lines between text, movement and image presenting a dynamic performance experience from Aotearoa to the world beyond. We present an annual programme of stage, sound & screen productions.
Led by writer, director and producer Te Toi Tumu Arts Laureate 2022 Hone Kouka MNZM and theatre and filmmaker Mīria George, in 2024 Tawata celebrates 20 years of creativity. Our work includes the dance theatre farce Ngā Rorirori, the award winning short film fire in the water, fire in the sky, the annual Indigenous playwrights festival Breaking Ground and in-development the short film Open Looks.