Audio described performance and touch tour - Hōkioi me te Vwōhali - from spirit eagles land

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Sat 14 Mar 2020, 12:00 pm - 2:40pm


Soundings Theatre
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Te Aro, Wellington 6011


Arts Culture, Dance, Festivals,


Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking



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Enter a world that blends the ancient with the modern in this world premiere that explores parallels between the Hōkioi (Haast) Eagle and the Vwōhali (American Golden) Eagle, embodying the majesty and mana of those two sacred birds and their shared whakapapa. 

Audio description by Judith Jones and Perry Piercy. A pre-show Touch Tour and artist talk will also be available. The Touch Tour will offer the opportunity to feel models of the clawed foot and powerful beak of the huge Hōkioi (Haast Eagle) and its prey. 

Touch tour: 12pm 

Pre-Show Artist Talk: 12.30pm

Performance begins: 1.30pm


Tickets are: $20 

You can book for this event through the New Zealand Festival website. For assistance booking tickets, more information about companion seats or any other questions, contact our Accessibility Manager, Emma Deakin, on 021 029 21959  or We can assist Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. During festival 21 Feb - 15 March 2020 we are available 7 days. 

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