Past Event4 Aug - 6 Aug 2023

Takurua - Ti'iti'i Sacred Knowledge

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Viaduct Events Centre


Takurua - Ti'iti'i Sacred Knowledge is a cultural experience that combines mouth-watering fine-dining, thrilling dance and traditional theatre brought to life through the riotous comedy of the Samoan fale aitu tradition. 

The evening will breathe life into the ancient legend Ti’iti’i-Atalaga, (known in Aotearoa as Māui) celebrated throughout the Pacific as a rebellious trickster who challenged the gods to share their sacred knowledge with the people.

Synthesising Pasifika hospitality and inspired from Māori hākari and Pacific Island feasting rituals, the guests will be treated to a sumptuous five-course banquet designed by chefs Wallace Mua Frost (Kingi) & Tausani Simei-Papali'i (Mudbrick).

Join this celebration of indigenous practices in food preparation, dance, feasting and storytelling.

Part of Elemental AKL 2023.  The festival of Arts, Eats and Beats in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland happening from 20 July to 6 August. 
Elemental AKL celebrates the best arts, eats and beats of Tāmaki Makaurau from 20 July – 13 August. Find out more at


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