The Tuia Stage

Whakau Reserve (Taylors Mistake)

Oct 19 2019


Saturday 19 October, 10am - 10pm 

 

Creative Mercury Bay is pleased to present The Tuia Stage. A free, cultural showcase of Coromandel's best musicians, poets, and storytellers held on two stages, over 12 hours. 

 

More than 140 performers of all ages will present compositions of music, poetry or stories that reflect their expressions of the kaupapa of Tuia - Encounters 250 - the 250th anniversary of the first meetings between Maori and European when HM Bark Endeavour sailed into Te Whanganui o Hei waters in 1769. 

 

Performing artists include:

 

  • * James Webster
  • * Anita Prime
  • * Robert Sullivan
  • * Roimata Taimana
  • * Sarah Morcom
  • * Juliette Lidgard
  • * Gemma Louden
  • * Alice Robinson
  • * Charlotte McDougall
  • * Nur Peach
  • * Esther Colman
  • * Ngapuhi Hauraki
  • * Let’s Go Descarrego
  • * Neighbouring Planets
  • * Mark Thompson
  • * Fabian Roberts
  • * Toya Fleetwood
  • * The Mercury Bay Big Band
  • * Crimson Coast
  • * Vegas Brown
  • * Soul Sax
  • * Whitianga Dixieland Band
  • * Svenja & Graeme Thornber
  • * Colin Reid
  • * Coro Blues
  • * Dylan Wade & Friends
  • * Mercury Bay Community Choir
  • * School groups from Mercury Bay Area School and Thames High School

 

Opportunities to see this many local performers together in one place are rare, so bring along your picnic blanket or bean bag and settle in for this relaxed family-friendly, alcohol-free event.

 

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Contact info:

https://www.mercury250.org/

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