He mea tāngia mataoratia tēnei pikitia ātaahua e Regan Balzer ki tētehi o ngā whakaaturanga o Te Pae i Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o te Whanganui-a-Tara i tērā tau. Ko ngā kaiwhakaari o tērā whakaaturanga ko Troy Kingi, ko Horomona Horo, ko Regan Balzer, ko Tākuta Jeremy Mayall, ko Ria Hall me Kurahapainga Te Ua. He whakaaturanga whakakōrero i te mouri o te rangi, o te whenua, me te kauhanganunui, auaha ake nei.
Mātakitakina te kiriata kakama o te whakaaturanga nei, kia kitea te hanganga mainga o te pikitia nei ā Regan Balzar o Te Arawa, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Kotimana, me Ngāti Airihi.
This stunning painting by artist Regan Balzer (Te Arawa, Ngāti Ranginui, Raukawa, Maniapoto, Scottish, Irish) was created live during a performance of Te Pae which premiered at the 2022 Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o te Whanganui-a-Tara. Performed by artists Troy Kingi, Horomona Horo, Regan Balzer, Dr Jeremy Mayall, Ria Hall and Kurahapainga Te Ua, it explored the energies within the spaces of Nuku, Rangi and Ātea and took the audience on a multi-sensory journey through life, interconnectedness, creation, resilience, healing, and growth.
Watch the timelapse video performance of Te Pae at Tākina, ground floor), and observe the creation of the painting by Regan Balzar in response to the multi-media art collaboration.