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July 2018

Mend and Make Awesome

Saturday 14 July, 2:00pm5:00pm
Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Koha

Why ‘make do’ when you can Mend and Make Awesome!? Join the #RepairRevolution with our friendly team of experienced menders and upcyclers to get inspiration and practical help turn flaws into favourite features. Absolute beginners most welcome. This is our regular sewcial workshop open to all, held on the 2nd Saturday of each month and supported by Creative New Zealand. Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin Saturday 14 July, 2pm ‒ 5pm. Koha – $5 or fabric or notions for…

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Matariki Vintage Portraits – Ngā Rā o Mua, Days Gone Past

Sunday 15 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July
Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$25

Celebrate days gone past with special Puaka Matariki portraits, professionally photographed by Imeleta Caldwell. Dress up in provided traditional and vintage Māori and Settler costume, and bring along any taoka or vintage items you wish to include in your 8x10 portrait. Brockville School pupil art works will make a suitably starry backdrop! Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July, 10am ‒ 5pm. $25 per sitting Book your one-hour session online at ticketsuite.co.nz/view-event/105 Contact Irene…

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Beyond Big Bang CANCELLED

Sunday 15 July, 11:30am12:30pm
Toitū OSM, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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CANCELLED

CANCELLED Rua McCallum will give a talk that gives an interpretation of a Kāi Tahu creation narrative, looking at how we might have known about these events especially when science is only making these discoveries now. Toitū OSM Auditorium, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin Sunday 15 July, 11.30am. FREE Contact 03 477 5052      toituosm.com

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Sunday 15 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Hāhakaranga Dance performance directed by Ake Ake Theatre Company

Sunday 15 July, 2:00pm3:00pm
Toitū OSM, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Celebrate Puaka Matariki with your whānau! Come on a journey into the vastness of Māori astronomy as dancers weave together a beautiful family performance exploring the Matariki constellation. This community dance-theatre performance is a Science and Arts collaboration between Māori art practitioners and local dancers inspired by the work of Dr Rangi Matamua. Toitū OSM Josephine Foyer, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin Sunday 15 July, 2–3pm. FREE Contact 03 477 5052      toituosm.com

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Matariki Makerspace

Monday 16 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 20/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Self-guided, family fun Join your community and celebrate the Māori New Year by creating a star-inspired Puaka Matariki craft.                                         Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July, 10am – 5pm. FREE Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Monday 16 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Monday 16 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Beeswax Wrap Workshop – Plastic Free July

Monday 16 July, 2:00pm8:00pm
Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$10

Do away with plastic wrap! Join Senorita AweSUMO in fabricating your own quality beeswax wraps to seal the goodness into your leftovers. Using a long-lasting recipe of beeswax, tree resin and jojoba oil on washed cotton, these conscious kai covers come in various sizes 20‒40cm². Children must be supervised by an adult. Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. $10 each, $45 for five Limited places, registration is recommended – email hello@senoritaawesumo.com to book…

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Reaching for the Sky with Manu Tukutuku Art Exhibition

Tuesday 17 July, 9:00am4:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 19/07/2018

Studio2 & Margaret Freeman Gallery, 147 Hillside Road, South Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Studio2 is a creative studio space where local artists with disabilities are supported to create artwork, experiment with a range of materials and develop their own styles and profiles. Margaret Freeman Gallery is a small art gallery dedicated to helping marginalised artists share their work. As an opportunity to learn about traditional Māori kite making, practice whanaukataka (social relationships) and to add a touch of variety and vibrancy to the sky, the artists at Studio2 will celebrate Puaka Matariki by…

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Matariki Makerspace

Tuesday 17 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 20/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Self-guided, family fun Join your community and celebrate the Māori New Year by creating a star-inspired Puaka Matariki craft.                                         Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July, 10am – 5pm. FREE Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Tuesday 17 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Tuesday 17 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Reaching for the Sky with Manu Tukutuku Art Exhibition

Wednesday 18 July, 9:00am4:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 19/07/2018

Studio2 & Margaret Freeman Gallery, 147 Hillside Road, South Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Studio2 is a creative studio space where local artists with disabilities are supported to create artwork, experiment with a range of materials and develop their own styles and profiles. Margaret Freeman Gallery is a small art gallery dedicated to helping marginalised artists share their work. As an opportunity to learn about traditional Māori kite making, practice whanaukataka (social relationships) and to add a touch of variety and vibrancy to the sky, the artists at Studio2 will celebrate Puaka Matariki by…

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Matariki Makerspace

Wednesday 18 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 20/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Self-guided, family fun Join your community and celebrate the Māori New Year by creating a star-inspired Puaka Matariki craft.                                         Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July, 10am – 5pm. FREE Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Wednesday 18 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Whakapapa Talk at the Hocken

Wednesday 18 July, 1:00pm2:00pm
Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Nau mai, haere mai! Join Kaitiaki Mātauranga Māori, Jacinta Beckwith (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou) and Megan Vaughan from our Researcher Services team for an informal overview of key resources at the Hocken Collections that we can use in whakapapa research, while acknowledging that whānau can also be an important resource! All welcome. Come half an hour early for kaputī prior to the kōrero. Hocken Library Seminar Room | Uare Taoka o Hākena, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin Wednesday 18 July, 1‒2pm.…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Wednesday 18 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Evening Screening – Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Wednesday 18 July, 7:00pm8:00pm
Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Planetarium Show Discover the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand’s night skies in this special evening showing. Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars relates the story of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features. This screening will be followed by a live exploration of the Dunedin night sky in our 360° planetarium, guided by a Tūhura science communicator. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago…

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Reaching for the Sky with Manu Tukutuku Art Exhibition

Thursday 19 July, 9:00am4:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 19/07/2018

Studio2 & Margaret Freeman Gallery, 147 Hillside Road, South Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Studio2 is a creative studio space where local artists with disabilities are supported to create artwork, experiment with a range of materials and develop their own styles and profiles. Margaret Freeman Gallery is a small art gallery dedicated to helping marginalised artists share their work. As an opportunity to learn about traditional Māori kite making, practice whanaukataka (social relationships) and to add a touch of variety and vibrancy to the sky, the artists at Studio2 will celebrate Puaka Matariki by…

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Matariki Makerspace

Thursday 19 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 20/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Self-guided, family fun Join your community and celebrate the Māori New Year by creating a star-inspired Puaka Matariki craft.                                         Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July, 10am – 5pm. FREE Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Thursday 19 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Thursday 19 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Matariki Makerspace

Friday 20 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 20/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Self-guided, family fun Join your community and celebrate the Māori New Year by creating a star-inspired Puaka Matariki craft.                                         Atrium Level 1, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Friday 20 July, 10am – 5pm. FREE Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

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Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao

Friday 20 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until 20/07/2018

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Take a trip down memory lane and experience the heyday of Māori show bands! During Puaka Matariki, Louise Kewene-Doig celebrates Māori popular music of the 1960s with Future Convergence: He Kohinga Pao. A multimedia installation that brings nostalgia, memories and local stories to life, highlights include a daily screening of the 1966 film Don’t Let it Get You, featuring a galaxy of Māori musical stars including Kahurangi Kiri Te Kanawa and Tā Howard Morrison. Lou will also be launching her…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Friday 20 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Matariki Vintage Portraits – Ngā Rā o Mua, Days Gone Past

Saturday 21 July, 10:00am5:00pm
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Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July
Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$25

Celebrate days gone past with special Puaka Matariki portraits, professionally photographed by Imeleta Caldwell. Dress up in provided traditional and vintage Māori and Settler costume, and bring along any taoka or vintage items you wish to include in your 8x10 portrait. Brockville School pupil art works will make a suitably starry backdrop! Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July, 10am ‒ 5pm. $25 per sitting Book your one-hour session online at ticketsuite.co.nz/view-event/105 Contact Irene…

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Ōtepoti Open Studio Arts Tour

Saturday 21 July, 10:00am4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 22/07/2018

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Blue Oyster is excited to be joining in the festivities of Puaka Matariki for the seventh year, presenting a special opportunity to visit the dedicated and hard-working community of visual practitioners across the city. In the season’s spirit of wānaka and whanaukataka, visitors are encouraged to ask the artists questions about their work directly in an informal and welcoming environment. This event will take place across Ōtepoti, beginning at Blue Oyster, where visitors will be presented with a map of…

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Produce Bags

Saturday 21 July, 1:00pm4:00pm
Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$30

Sick of all that plastic on your food? Want to be part of the #PlasticFreeRevolution? Then join Senorita AweSUMO for a fast and easy workshop to make your own produce bags. Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin Saturday 21 July, 1pm and 2.30pm. $30 Limited places, registration is recommended – email hello@senoritaawesumo.com to book Contact bit.ly/2y8TcKW               stitchkitchen.nz

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Garlic Planting at the Dalmore Reserve Community Garden

Saturday 21 July, 1:00pm2:00pm
Dalmore Reserve Community Garden, 20 Allenby Avenue, Liberton
Dunedin,
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FREE

Puaka Matariki marks an important time for mahi māra as we plan and prepare the whenua for the next growing season. One of the few crops we can plant at this time of year is garlic, which is not only valued for its culinary flavour, but also for its medicinal properties for our hauora. Come help us plant garlic and find out more about your community garden and how to get involved. Nau mai, haere mai, tautimai! Dalmore Reserve Community…

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Saturday 21 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Matariki Vintage Portraits – Ngā Rā o Mua, Days Gone Past

Sunday 22 July, 10:00am5:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July
Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$25

Celebrate days gone past with special Puaka Matariki portraits, professionally photographed by Imeleta Caldwell. Dress up in provided traditional and vintage Māori and Settler costume, and bring along any taoka or vintage items you wish to include in your 8x10 portrait. Brockville School pupil art works will make a suitably starry backdrop! Brockville School Learning Centre, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville Saturdays and Sundays, 7‒22 July, 10am ‒ 5pm. $25 per sitting Book your one-hour session online at ticketsuite.co.nz/view-event/105 Contact Irene…

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Ōtepoti Open Studio Arts Tour

Sunday 22 July, 10:00am4:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 22/07/2018

Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Blue Oyster is excited to be joining in the festivities of Puaka Matariki for the seventh year, presenting a special opportunity to visit the dedicated and hard-working community of visual practitioners across the city. In the season’s spirit of wānaka and whanaukataka, visitors are encouraged to ask the artists questions about their work directly in an informal and welcoming environment. This event will take place across Ōtepoti, beginning at Blue Oyster, where visitors will be presented with a map of…

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Puaka Matariki Whetū-making Workshop

Sunday 22 July, 1:00pm3:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Join expert weaver Blondie Ngamoki for this all-ages star-making workshop and take your harakeke whetū creation home! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Sunday 22 July, 1‒3pm. FREE Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

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Hineraukatauri

Sunday 22 July, 1:30pm3:00pm
Toitū OSM, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

From contemporary to traditional, the nostalgia of Hineraukatauri will resonate through the gifts that the Māori musicians will share. Come along and enjoy the experience and gift of Māori music. Toitū OSM Josephine Foyer, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. FREE Contact 03 477 5052      toituosm.com  

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Sunday 22 July, 1:30pm2:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until 22/07/2018

Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

Planetarium Show  Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars explores Māori sky lore, myths and legends relating to the southern night sky. The show tells of the Polynesian explorers who navigated across the ocean to Aotearoa New Zealand, and highlights New Zealand’s most significant astronomical features.  Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin Monday 16 July to Sunday 22 July, 1.30pm. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID; tickets available online or from the Otago Museum…

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Ko kā waiata hei tohu o te whakamutuka o te taurima Puaka Matariki – The Festival Finale

Sunday 22 July, 3:30pm5:00pm
Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Nau mai ki tō tātou nei ao, te ao o Te Aho Paihere! Community kapa haka Te Aho Paihere invite everyone to celebrate the season in song, as we close the Puaka Matariki Festival. Two years have passed since Te Aho Paihere first came together, and this performance will reflect on the journey so far with a bracket of kapa haka compositions from the group. Come early for a good seat, and stay for kaputī after! Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin…

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Te Reo Māori Evening Screening – Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Sunday 22 July, 7:00pm8:00pm
Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Credit: Otago Museum Whakaatu Whare-rakihori Planetarium Show Kia tīkaro tātou i kā pūrākau e iri ana i kā raki o Aotearoa, ka mutu, he whakaaturaka tēnei i roto i te reo Māori. Discover the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand’s night skies in this special te reo Māori evening screening. Hei tīmataka ake, e hākai ana te whakaaturaka nei a Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars ki kā pūrākau o kā kaiwhakatere waka o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa me tā rātou hekeka mai…

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Marae Idol

Thursday 26 July, 6:00pm9:30pm
Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland Street, Wakari
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Returning by popular demand! Te Roopū Tautoko ki Te Tonga is proud to again host the Puaka Matariki Festival’s longest burning star event. Grab the team, grab the guitar, and sing in the Māori New Year at Araiteuru Marae. Nau mai, haere mai, puoro mai – everyone is welcome! Give it your solo or group best in one of three categories – tamariki and rakatahi (children and teens), kā mātua (parents), and kaumātua (elders). The whole whānau is encouraged to…

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Matariki Huka Nui

Saturday 28 July, 2:00pm9:00pm
Ngā Maara Hall, Sacred Heart School, 63 North Road, North East Valley
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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Koha

Roslyn Njenhuis photography For the sixth year running, the North East Valley community will join together for shared kai and conversation as we enjoy a hāngī in celebration of the season. The whakataukī or proverb “Matariki huka nui” means “Pleiades has many companions” – this event will bring many people together to celebrate the strengths, the joy and the aroha within our community, creating new connections and strengthening relationships. All are welcome! Matariki Huka Nui is supported by Auahi Kore.…

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