The Capital E National Theatre for Children has been busy behind the scenes producing the anticipated Hinepau originally devised by Rachel House, Jamie McCaskill, Erina Daniels, Stephen Tamarapa & Maria Walker, and based on the NZ book by Gavin Bishop.

The production is touring Aotearoa in 2016 and is visiting over 15 theatre’s throughout the country.

We Kōrero to the director Jamie McCaskill to find out a bit more about his work as a New Zealand artist and why he thinks theatre is important for young people.