This Wānanga will start with a pōwhiri and whakanoa. Once the formalities are completed The Spoken Word, ‘Te Kupu’, will be performed by Jacqueline Carter incorporating Taonga Pūoro, sounds from James Webster. A range of waiata may also be presented, all pieces are written by Jacqueline Carter, an accomplished poet, composer and writer.
Both James Webster and Jacqueline Carter lived on Waiheke for a number of years. Though they both now live off island they continually return and share their Mātauranga generously.