FREE EVENT - REGISTRATIONS ESSENTIAL
If you cannot attend the performance on the day
please notify the Baycourt Box Office so tickets can be reissued.
Presented by Tauranga Arts Festival
In association with Baycourt Community and Arts Centre
By Rutene Spooner
Directed by Miriama McDowell
Ka tangi te Tītī, ka tangi te Kākā, ka tangi hoki ko ēnei Pīpī Paopao!
The Tītīchatters, the Kākā cackles, and the Kererū coos - which Mānu are you?
Pīpī Paopao is a performance for tamariki aged 3-5 year olds - and their adults - which adopts the unique characteristics of our Manu Rangatira (noble birdlife) through waiata and play.
Pīpī Paopao continues the Māori traditions of using proverbs and metaphors of the natural world to teach and prepare our own little hatchlings; so they too may flourish and fly into a world of their own.
So whether you’re fluent in Te Reo Māōri or your journey is only beginning, come and explore the beauty of a language that echoes the sounds of Te Taiao (nature).
A Metro Māori Productions. Made with the support of Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa.