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Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more

LATE 2016: He Mana, He Wahine

Past Event

Delve into the intricacies of feminism in New Zealand and examine the everyday realities of the quest for equality. We’ll talk mana wahine theory, sex and activism.

Auckland War Memorial Museum – Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

Your esteemed panel of speakers for the evening is made up of poet, playwright, fiction writer and musician Courtney Sina Meredith, Māori, women’s and LGBT rights advocate Dr Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, social and critical accounting researcher Dr Pala Molisa, and Sistar S’pacific aka Rosanna Raymond, an innovator of the contemporary Pasifika art scene.

Throughout the course of the evening you'll be moved by vignettes from Okareka Theatre Company’s Mana Wahine - a powerful performance which emanates the life force of women. The exhibition Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu will also be open for a LATE-night viewing.