Te Pou 2015 – 2018

TE POU was a theatre space founded by Ruia Taitea Creative, that found its home in the Whau between 2015 and 2018. In September 2018 it relocated to Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson. Ruia Taitea Creative built their space based on the kaupapa Māori fundamentals of aroha, manaakitanga and Whānau.  You do not need to be Māori to work here, any group or individual who is interested in growing their work based on these principles is more than welcome to come and work in the space! Nau mai haere mai! We wish them all the best in Henderson.

TE POU hold shows regularly (see their facebook page for whats coming up www.facebook.com/tepoutheatre)

You can also hire TE POU. Contact Tainui Tukiwaho, Theatre Director 021303106 or ruitaitea@gmail.com to discuss this

Koanga Festival
A spring festival held in conjunction with the Going West Festival, showcasing new theatre plays, workshops and play readings and a community whanau day

Image Credit: Te Pou Venue, 2015. Photo by: Adam Von Penfold

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