Prepare yourself for a birthday party you’ll never forget. In the midst of a birthday celebration, Rangi and Hūkerikeri (Keri) are caught off guard when two unexpected guests crash through the door intent on robbing the couple. But things don’t go as planned when the older couple mistake the would-be thieves for their deceased son and his wife. 

Come with us as we explore the dangers of love and secrets. Of loving someone too much, not enough and being starved of it. 

Join the minds behind such shows as Black Ties, Larger Than Life, and Peter, Paka, Paratene for a truly heartbreaking and surreal theatre experience. 

Taurima Vibes – Winners of the 2018 Wellington Theatre Awards – Excellence Award for Community Engagement. 

Taurima Vibes is an important intermediary organisation that creates brokership opportunities for a vast array of communities across Aotearoa. As brokers we are committed to bringing spotlight to marginalised communities, undervalued and historically unheard communities, and bridging the gaps between the privileged and under-resourced, using the creative arts as our main communication mechanism. We are creators, advisors, and consultants leading in advocacy, strategic community engagement, and creative sector development for the arts and well-being across the motu. 

Audience care: Although trigger warnings are not necessary for most of this show, moments of The Sun and the Wind contain graphic references to suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviour. We will offer time for whakatau to decompress and sit in collective debrief after each performance. Mental health contact details are listed in our program.

The Sun And The Wind Nā Tainui Tukiwaho – ONEONESIX