Talanoa Mau, by Lemi Ponifasio

Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 February 2020

Soundings Theatre, Te Papa

Talanoa Mau is hosted by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, an independent researcher, consultant and composer from Aotearoa New Zealand.

Monday 24 February 2020

08:00am - 08:30am: Registrations, Level 2

08:30am: Pōwhiri

Peter Sellars

09:45am - 10:30am: Refreshments

10:30am - 13:00pm: Courtney Johnston / Dame Anne Salmond / Jessicoco Hansell aka Coco Solid / Kara Jackson / Te Kaurinui Parata / Alistair Fraser

13:00pm - 14:00pm: Lunch

14:00pm - 15:45pm: Ruby Judson / Watene Moana Campbell / Tāmati Kruger / Kahumako Rāmeka / Pat Snedden / Dr Liana MacDonald

15:45pm - 16:15pm: Refreshments

16:15pm - 17:30pm: Chigozie Obioma / Tina Makereti / Questions and Discussions / Close of day one

17:30pm - 18:30pm: Own time

18:30pm - 20:30pm: Reception and exhibition preview of MAU: House of Night and Day by Lemi Ponifasio at Toi Art, Te Papa. Refreshments provided.

Tuesday 25 February 2020

08:045am: Theatre opens (please be seated by 09:00am)

09:00am - 11:00am: Le Afioga a le Tama-a-Aiga, His Highness, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta`isi Tupuola Tufuga Efi /Vā Moana panel discussion: Leali’ifano Dr Albert L Refiti with Lana Lopesi and Emalani Case

11:00am - 11:30am: Refreshments

11:30am - 13:00pm: Art Creation in Conflict Zones panel discussion Golriz Ghahraman with Faustin Linyekula, Chiké Frankie Edozien and Neo Muyanga

13:00pm - 14:00pm: Lunch

14:00pm - 15:20pm: Jade Kake / Leali’ifano Dr Albert L Refiti / Hon. Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban / Jahra ‘Rager’ Wasasala

15:20pm - 15:50pm: Refreshments

15:50pm - 17:30pm: Questions and Discussions / Lemi Ponifasio / MAU - Upu Taumavae / Closing Karakia

For further enquiries please contact ticketing.



Earlybird Registration (until 14 February): $489

Regular Admission: $549

Buy 2+ and save: For groups of 2-10, the first ticket is $549 with subsequent tickets at $499

Tickets for Talanoa Mau are available through iTICKET. Booking fees apply. To book, click Register.