Dance

Cook Islands Ura Ura Akareka and Ura Takiri (Kōanga)

Practice the sacred ritual of the Cook Islands Ura Ura dance, with classical instruments and live music

  • Mon, 29 Oct at 4PM
  • Ages 12-20
  • Free
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About

In these sessions, you’ll discover the particular movements and gesture of hips, legs and hands, which to tell a tale for audiences. Explore Cook Islands identity and inspirational tales of the ocean, birds or flowers, but also human emotions through dance and music.

Bring a pareu (lava lava/sarong), a towel and a water bottle.

Limited to 20 places

East Cook Islands Community Culture Group

Passionate about the culture and arts of Cook Islands, The East Cook Islands Community Culture Group teaches and performs a range of arts and cultural activities including dancing, drumming, singing with instruments, reo, knitting, painting, making tivaevae. The group’s kaupapa centers around gathering people together to carry on the Cook Islands heritage and culture through the arts, while having lots of fun!

East Cook Islands Community Culture Group

East Cook Islands Community Culture Group

Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board