Story: Māori theatre - te whare tapere hōu

Taki Rua productions: Woman far walking (3rd of 3)

Ngā whakaputanga a Taki Rua: Woman far walking

Witi Ihimaera's play Woman far walking was first performed in Auckland in 2000. This is the poster for the 2001 production at Taki Rua. Rachel House played a 161-year-old woman who was born on the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-TAKI-RUA-2001-01

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Courtesy of Taki Rua Productions

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How to cite this page:

Mark Derby and Briar Grace-Smith, 'Māori theatre - te whare tapere hōu - First Māori theatre companies, 1970–1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/43335/nga-whakaputanga-a-taki-rua-woman-far-walking (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Mark Derby and Briar Grace-Smith, published 22 Oct 2014