Over the last few months, Ōtākou Marae has been alive with dance and movement as Louise Pōtiki-Bryant has facilitated wānanga exploring the concept of Whare Tapere. Louise is this year’s Caroline Plummer Fellow at the University of Otago, and the wānanga are an opportunity to bring dance out into the community. The wānanga will culminate in a performance at Toitū/Otago Settlers’ Museum as part of the Matariki/Puaka celebrations in Dunedin. [Read more…]