Auckland, New Zealand
Dolina Wehipeihana is Head of Programming at Auckland Arts Festival, an annual arts and cultural festival held in New Zealand’s largest city. Of New Zealand Maori descent (Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Tukorehe), Dolina is also an independent producer through her company Betsy & Mana Productions and an advocate for contemporary indigenous theatre and dance. She has toured New Zealand work to Australia, Hawaii, New Caledonia, and Edinburgh. Dolina was a founding member of Atamira Dance Company and current Chair of Atamira Dance Collective Charitable Trust, and she is a member of National Maori Theatre Steering Committee He Waka Urungi. In 2018 Dolina was a member of the the Tri-Nations Curatorial Advisory group at the Australian Performing Arts Market alongside producers from Australia and Canada. Dolina attended the APP Camps in Taiwan, Tokyo and Melbourne.