The Haka Party Incident

Fri 22 Oct - Sat 23 Oct 2021
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Fri 22 Oct - Sat 23 Oct 2021
Show Times
Friday 22 Oct
Saturday 23 Oct
Ticket Prices
Early Bird  
until 31 August
Unwaged / Concession 
under 25
Group 6+ 
per person
Student Rush 
30 mins pre-show, if not sold out
Service fee per ticket: $1.50 online, $2.50 in person  

The last New Zealand war took place in Auckland in 1979.
It lasted three minutes.

The Haka Party Incident resurrects the eventful day when a group of University of Auckland engineering students rehearsing their annual tradition of a mock haka are confronted by the activist group, He Taua. The incident sent ripples through the nation and changed race relations in New Zealand forever.

Crafted by film-maker and theatre director Katie Wolfe, The Haka Party Incident is verbatim theatre that innovatively combines documentary and kapa haka to thrilling effect. Provocative, resonant and unforgettable. A not-to-be-missed landmark theatre event.

Join us 5pm Saturday 23 Oct for a panel discussion inspired by The Haka Party Incident. More details on

Original season co-presented by Auckland Arts Festival.

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Nelson Arts Festival

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