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Welcome to Pacific Dance New Zealand (PDNZ)

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Pacific Dance New Zealand fosters and encourages the development of the Pacific dance sector of New Zealand. We are involved in running dance workshops, conferences, community and professional events promoting Pacific dance in New Zealand.

Welcome to the Pacific Dance New Zealand home page. 

Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab

Pacific Dance NZ invites expressions of interest from Pacific dance artists to the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2016. If you are a Pacific dancer, choreographer, director, artist and have an idea for a piece of dance work you would like to develop and have help on the way, please send us your EOI form and let us know what you are thinking.

The Pacific Dance Choreographic Laboratory gives opportunity for up-and-coming Pacific dance artists to explore, create and ultimately present their works at the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab Showing occuring at the end of October this year.

If you would like to find out more, please click on the 'Choreolab' menu at the top of this page and go to Choreolab2016.

Pacific Dance Artist in Residence 2016

The 2016 Pacific Dance Artist in Residence is Tuiahai Tuiafitu. Tuiahai will be delivering workshops three times a week (4.30-6.30pm) including a Saturday at Te Oro Arts Centre, 98 Line Road, Glen Innes from the 15th August to 10th September 2016. Find out more on our residency 2016 page.

Tuiahai will be delivering classes on:

Monday 4.30-7.30pm

Wednesday  4.30-7.30pm

Saturday 3-6.00pm

Final showing 10 Sept 6.00pm


If you are interested in taking part email auckland@pacificdance.co.nz or call 09 376 0060


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Find out more on our News and Events page or check us out on Facebook.


Pacific Dance New Zealand, P.O Box 5072, Wellesley Street, Auckland, New Zealand 

 Office: Top Floor, Rm 25, 147 Great North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand

Phone +64 9 376 00 60   

 For any queries please contact director@pacificdance.co.nz.

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