June, 2021

This is a repeating event

2021Sat19Jun8:00 pm9:00 pmBarrier Ninja | Matariki FestivalMatariki Festival event8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Barrier Ninja

Event Details

After receiving rave reviews at its 2018 Kia Mau Festival premiere, the life-affirming, verbatim play Barrier Ninja comes to Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau’s Herald Theatre on 19 to 21 June 2021.

Barrier Ninja is about hauora/health and weaves together nine very personal stories about experiences with the New Zealand health system – from medical professionals to patients and whānau. Created by Fran Kewene (Waikato / Maniapoto Tainui) and performed by Julie Edwards (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Whare). 

This event is not recommended for children under age 3.
Children aged 14 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver who attends the event with the child.
Duration: 1 hour including post -show kōrero
Accessible seating available.


Tickets: Students $15; Concessions: $25; Adults $30


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