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Te Kanikani o te Taiao – the Dance of our Natural World workshop

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 4:00 pm

From 7pm Friday 20 October until 4pm Sunday 22 October at Memorial Hall

From $280
During our wānanga we will take our cues from the nature around us, the weather patterns, the tidal expression and the maramataka.
To exist within nature and to move in a way that resonates deeply with you and all we exist within.
We find conductors to help us carry a pulse between you and the natural world
~ using what nature wishes to share
~ creating a tāonga puoro and becoming part of the song ~ Aotearoa.
~ Mana in motion for all beings, interconnected.
I would like for us not to push against nature for this weekend but instead to move within.
It is the time of Beltane where the life force of the land rises.
You see it everywhere you look, and lucky for us ~ we get to dance and create within it all.
It is the time of spring and the fullness of life is rising in whenua and tinana!
Te kanikani te Taiao is a workshop that brings us closer in connection with our nature within nature.
We go outside, we get wet, we sit on the earth, and we take time to notice > more that the human expression, we take time to notice the natural expression of this earth around us.
This action of witnessing inspires our movement, refreshes our expression and gives space for the koha back.
What to expect:
  • Creative processes
    Movement as mihi, as expression and truth
    Collective harvesting
    Dancing indoors and outdoors
    Wild imagining
    Kaupapa Māori
    Open Floor Curriculum
    Ocean swims, river dips, time with taiao
    Taonga pūoro creating and discovering.
Times between will be navigated by the weather and our collective. Bring all weather clothes, be prepared to be outside and let nature capture your attention
Facilitated by Kaiakindness and Manahau Embodied Movement.
For more info please contact me [email protected]


October 20 @ 7:00 pm
October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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Memorial Hall
96 The Parade
Paekakariki, Wellington 5034 New Zealand
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