Image by Aneta Pond | The cast and crew of TŪ by Hone Kouka (2012)
Tawata Productions is a creative company based in 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 – as well as Breaking Ground, an international Indigenous playwriting festival.
Here, our digital space shares creative kōrero from across the Tawata Productions’ collaborators from within Aotearoa New Zealand & throughout the globe.
Our collaborations include the writing project Ngā Whakaaro Huritāo scribed by directors, actors, composers, production managers, designers, festival directors who have worked with our company across nearly two decades. Maranga Mai, better likened to a super group, also known as the wāhine Māori & va’ine Pasifika writers’ collective who are soon releasing their audio drama series. The documentary series, streaming exclusively at the digital theatre, Moana Nui, featuring kōrero of equity and visibility for wāhine Māori, va’ine Pasifika and wāhine tauiwi from the stage and screen industry.
Nau mai, whakatata mai ki a Tawata Productions.