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School & Prison Performances

School & Prison Performances

Schools, colleges and prisons across the Hutt Valley will be hosting performances from breakdancers, strongmen and cultural acts when members of Impact World Tour perform there this week.

GX International, a group of hip-hop artists, as well as skateboarders and BMX riders, will excite and entertain young people with their high-energy acts, featuring some of the world's top talent in breakdancing.

Team Xtreme International strongmen – always a crowd pleaser – will delight audiences with their larger-than-life personalities and muscle power as they rip phonebooks in half and bend steel bars between their teeth .

Island Breeze will captivate young people with their beautiful dances and costumes, as they take them on a cultural journey through New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Performers in all the groups will also share personal stories and promote a positive life message with warnings against alcohol, drugs and gang-life.

Performance dates & times:

GX International

Wednesday 11th Feb - Hutt Intermediate, 10am; Heretaunga College, 11am; Saint Orans College, 12.40pm Hutt Valley High, 1.15pm Thursday 12th Feb – Girls College Wellington, 12.40pm; Rimutaka Youth Prison, 1pm Friday 13th Feb – Makoura College, 10.15am; Wairarapa College, 12.10pm; Bishop Viard College, 12.20pm.

TX International

Wednesday 11th Feb – Rimutaka Prison, 1pm Friday 13th Feb – Queen Margaret College, 12.25pm; Scots College, 1pm

Island Breeze

Wednesday 11th Feb – Naenae Intermediate, 9.15am; Naenae College, 12.15pm; Hutt International Boys School, 2.30pm Thursday 12th Feb – Arohata Womens Prison, 10.30am; Heretaunga College, 12.30pm

Teams will also be performing at the main evening events in Upper Hutt on Wednesday 12th February, Masterton on Friday 13th February and Saturday 14th February and Hutt City from Thursday 12th February – Saturday 14th February. See www.iwt.co.nz for a detailed schedule.

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