Past Event19 Jun - 21 Jun 2021

Barrier Ninja

No longer available

Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre


After receiving rave reviews at its 2018 Kia Mau Festival premiere, the life-affirming, verbatim play Barrier Ninjacomes to Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau. 

Barrier Ninja is about hauora/health and weaves together nine very personal stories about experiences with the New Zealand health system – from medical professionals to patients and whānau. 

Created by Fran Kewene (Waikato / Maniapoto Tainui) and performed by Julie Edwards (Ngāti WhakaueNgāti Whare).  

"Storytelling at its best" - Theatreview. Read the full review here. 

Barrier Ninja and Sorry for your Loss are an Auckland Live Matariki Festival double bill. Book them both at a Box Office or by phoning 0800 111 999  for $40 total (plus service fees), saving you $20!  

Radio New Zealand caught up with the creators of Sorry for your Loss and Barrier Ninja ahead of this season. Read the interview here.

Matariki at Auckland Live