Cultured Conversations invites exceptional leaders to discuss the big issues facing the cultural community of Aotearoa New Zealand today.

In this episode, we welcome Taane Mete. Taane is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most renowned dancers, choreographers and yoga teachers. Taane has danced in all major dance companies in Aotearoa and has sustained his performing career for more than four decades.

Taane and his life’s work is inspired by his late parents in remembrance of the gifts and wisdom they taught him. Influenced by mātauranga Māori and the rich cultural tapestry of Aotearoa, his artistic expression is steeped in tea o Māori and his embodied spiritual practice experience as a dancer, yoga teacher and massage body worker brings together the ‘healing arts'.

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