PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020: Albert Latailakepa
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PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020: Albert Latailakepa

Albert Latailapeka A final year of actor training at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand School of Drama, Wellingtonian Albert Latailakepa combines his passion for dance and movement in his creative journey.  His styles are heavily influenced by his Tongan and Samoan heritage and his love for urban street dance.  Most recently Albert directed and starred in...

On 15 Sep 202015 September 2020
PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020: Lomina-Meteri Araitia
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PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020: Lomina-Meteri Araitia

Lomina-Meteri Araitia A gifted multi-dimensional emerging artist, Lomina-Meteri Araitia draws deeply from her Cook Island and Tahitian heritage and shares this generously through the forms of ura, chant and story-telling. Born and raised in the Cook Islands on the island of Rarotonga, Lomina now resides in Auckland and has since graduated with a Bachelor in...

On 15 Sep 202015 September 2020
PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020:Ankaramy (Anks) Fepuleai
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PDNZ Choreographic Lab 2020:Ankaramy (Anks) Fepuleai

Currently, in his third year working towards a Bachelor of Dance studies degree at the University of Auckland, growing up in South Auckland Ankaramy (Anks) Fepuleai believes that his raw and rugged style of dance is influenced by where he is from.  He started dancing at the age of 6 doing ballroom dancing under the...

On 15 Sep 202015 September 2020
PACIFIC DANCE CHOREOGRAPHIC LAB 2020
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PACIFIC DANCE CHOREOGRAPHIC LAB 2020

PACIFIC DANCE CHOREOGRAPHIC LAB 2020   2020 marks the 11th year the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab will be presented in Aotearoa New Zealand. This annual project is for emerging mid-career Pacific dance artists in Aotearoa as a platform to explore and incubate their own ideas and develop as choreographers in a supportive environment.  The choreographic...

On 15 Sep 202016 September 2020
PDNZ Instagram Giveaway WINNERS
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PDNZ Instagram Giveaway WINNERS

  Pacific Dance did its first Instagram Giveaway to celebrate its 10th Anniversary. It was a simple competition that required LIKES and FOLLOWS. Supported by our local Auckland Pacific Businesses: Under the Bird – Louise Thompson kindly put together a Keepsake Box for us to giveaway.  It included some handmade earrings, a soy candle and...

On 28 Jul 202029 July 2020
FREE: KIDS PACIFIC DANCE CLASSES AT TAPAC
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FREE: KIDS PACIFIC DANCE CLASSES AT TAPAC

Mum’s and Dad’s! You have Kids aged between 5-13yrs? Looking for an after-school activity for the kids? Every Tuesday we have FREE Kids Dance Classes in conjunction with TAPAC (The Auckland Performing Arts Centre) . Girls from 4-5pm & Boys from 5-6pm. Cilla Brown will teach the girls and Kimi Koro with the boys. REGISTER at auckland@pacificdance.co.nz #TUESDAYS #SORTED

On 21 Jul 202029 July 2020
Meet the Pacific Dance Board and Team Event July 2020
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Meet the Pacific Dance Board and Team Event July 2020

Pacific Dance NZ recently hosted a luncheon with the British Council (Natasha Beckman) and Deputy commissioners for the British High Commission to Samoa (Mr Robert Contractor) and Tonga (Ms Tracey Coleman) at our Grey Lynn offices. The event was an opportunity for our Board and Staff to meet and introduce what Pacific Dance NZ does regionally and forge mutually beneficial relationships....

On 17 Jul 202021 July 2020