The Prophet takes place within the confines of a basketball court over three days. Five cousins from around the country u and all very different u meet up for the unveiling of a headstone for their cousin Joshua who has committed suicide a year earlier. Like real life, Joshua was a high achiever. He was special. He was a prophet. The Prophet is the third part of a loose trilogy with Waiora and Home Fires.
The youngest writer to ever win the Bruce Mason Award in 1992, Hone Kouka is a leading light in contemporary Maori theatre. He is also a short story writer, poet, children's writer, actor and is currently writing a novel.