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Pacific Dance New Zealand

Run by Pacific Dance New Zealand, this free holiday programme is for girls aged 5-14 to learn a short contemporary Siva via Zoom live to perform at the end of the week…

Pacific Dance New Zealand run free weekly Kids Dance Pacific classes at TAPAC for children to learn more about the dances, customs and ceremonies of the Pacific.

This holiday programme will take place from 11:00am – 11:30am daily from Monday 11 October to Friday 15 October.

Tutor Cilla Brown is an experienced Samoan dance teacher and costume-maker.

Participating students need to wear a lava lava, and a sei (flower) and all will receive a participation certificate.

You need to register to take part in the programme and to receive the zoom link.

To register, please email the following information to: [email protected] 

  • Parents’ email address
  •  Student/s' full name/s and age/s
  • Suburb or country the student lives in

Please also answer the questions:

  • Have you done Siva Samoa before?
  • Do you agree to being filmed? (This will be used for a short presentation for parents only)

 You can find more information here KidsDancePacific

These classes are made possible thanks to the Covid Wellbeing Fund.

Teaching artist

Teaching artist

Pacific Dance TAPAC

Pacific Dance New Zealand

Kids Dance Pacific classes are run by Pacific Dance New Zealand, a development organisation delivering a wide range of services for the Pacific dance sector of New Zealand. The organisation is governed by the Pacific Islands Dance Fono Trust. Pacific Dance New Zealand's Founder and Director Iosefa Enari was made a Member of New Zealand Merit in 2020.