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Frangipani Perfume ()

Produced by

Makerita Urale

Presented by

Native Earth Performing Arts

Playwright: Makerita Urale
Director: Rachel House


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


September 27th, 2006 – September 30th, 2006


Sisters Naiki, Tivi, and Pomu come to New Zealand for a better life, only to find themselves on their knees cleaning to survive. So different from each other, they share a struggle to adjust to palagi society, while remembering the culture and tradition of their homeland. (


Fiona Collins Naiki
Joy Vaele Pomu
Isobel Kalolo Tivi

Creative Team

Makerita Urale Playwright
Rachel House Director
Sean Coyle Designer
Tony Rabbit Additional Design
Jennifer Lai Lighting Designer
Teokotai Paitai Choreographer
Clare Bowden Wardrobe Designer
Neil Winton Wardrobe Designer


Shauna Japp Stage Manager
Grace Hoet Tour Manager
Grace Hoet Kaumatua
Makerita Urale Producer
Joy Vaele Assistant Producer