• New Zealand

Explore one young man’s journey to find the balance between traditional Samoan culture and modern life.

Becoming Matai of the Aiga (family) is a great honour with even greater responsibility – but being a Matai is not an honour New Zealand-raised Lui wants.

The EMERGE: Works in Development programme features significant Christchurch works at different stages of development.

Here’s your chance to look behind the curtain and see the inner workings of how artists’ ideas move from the paper to the stage. You’ll also have the opportunity to provide feedback directly to the artists.


  • Fri 08 Sep, 7:00 PM
  • Sat 09 Sep, 7:00 PM
  • Mon 11 Sep, 6:00 PM
  • Tue 12 Sep, 7:00 PM
  • Wed 13 Sep, 7:00 PM
  • Thu 14 Sep, 6:00 PM
  • Fri 15 Sep, 7:00 PM
  • Sat 16 Sep, 4:30 PM
  • Sat 16 Sep, 7:00 PM


  • The Court Theatre


$20 / Conc $15

Groups 10+ $10

*Fees & conditions apply, see How to Book.


60 Minutes

Supported by:

In association with:

  • The Court Theatre

    Bernard Street, Addington (off Lincoln Road)