Jimmy King, the country's youngest murderer, has been in and out of prison his whole life. Public enemy number one, Mau Vaiaga has only lived in New Zealand for three months. An unlikely friendship is struck up as these two men battle their way through the New Zealand justice system while being guided by upcoming lawyer Waimanea Huia.

Manawa is a funny, sharply written and deeply moving play.

Cast includes live musician and recorded voices.