7 Jul 2017

South Auckland student leaders turn to theatre to be heard

From , 5:04 am on 7 July 2017

Pacific student leaders want to change negative perceptions of South Auckland by using performing arts.

60 students, all in their final year of high school, have created a musical show called Southside Rise.

The show addresses the real life stories that Pacific youth face living in New Zealand through performing arts.

Sela Jane Aholelei has more.

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