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July 2018

Reaching for the Sky with Manu Tukutuku Art Exhibition

18/07/2018, 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

18/07/2018, 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

18/07/2018, 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

18/07/2018, 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

18/07/2018, 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

18/07/2018, 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

19/07/2018, 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

19/07/2018, 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

19/07/2018, 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

19/07/2018, 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

20/07/2018, 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

20/07/2018, 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

20/07/2018, 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

21/07/2018, 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

21/07/2018, 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, Otago 9016 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

21/07/2018, 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

21/07/2018, 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

21/07/2018, 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

22/07/2018, 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

22/07/2018, 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, Otago 9016 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

22/07/2018, 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

22/07/2018, 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

22/07/2018, 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

22/07/2018, 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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June 2019

Harakeke Weaving Workshop

Saturday 22 June, 11:00am2:00pm
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One event on 06/07/2019 at 11:00am

Toitū OSM, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$10

Join Amber Bridgman (Rabuvai, Waitaha, Kāti Mamoe, Kāi Tahu) for a fun-filled few hours learning to weave. This is a beginner’s level workshop, so no previous experience is required. Toitū OSM Josephine Foyer, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin Saturday 22 June and Saturday 6 July, 11am – 2pm. $10 each – bookings essential Book at the Toitū reception desk or by telephone Contact 03 477 5052       toituosm.com

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Taonga Species: NZ Natives

Sunday 23 June, 3:00pm4:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Rob Tipa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu), author of Treasures of Tane: Plants of Ngāi Tahu will talk about plants associated with arts practice, and Rua McCallum (Ngāi Tahu) from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum will talk about plants used in the manufacture of material culture. There will also be some examples of artefacts made from plants fibre and materials available. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Sunday 23 June, 3pm. FREE Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249

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A celebration of living Ngāi Tahutanga: free film screenings for the festival of Puaka Matariki

Tuesday 25 JuneSunday 21 July
Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Place, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Throughout the season, Dunedin City Library will have the honour of screening the Ngāi Tahu Mahinga Kai and Ngā Ringa Toi o Tahu series of short films, celebrating what it is to be Ngāi Tahu in an exploration of the creative artistry and traditional practices of the iwi. Brought to you by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. GigCity Living Hub, Ground Floor, Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Place, Dunedin Tuesday 25 June to Sunday 21 July, daily 12.30–1pm and weekdays…

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Under The Southern Stars Art Exhibition

Tuesday 25 June, 9:00amSaturday 6 July, 4:00pm
Studio2 & Margaret Freeman Gallery, 147 Hillside Road, South Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Everyone is invited to visit this immersive exhibition exploring the legendary stars of Matariki, the different star’s roles, and how each can positively strengthen our diverse communities with simple themes of inclusion, support, kindness and celebration. Studio2 & Margaret Freeman Gallery, 147 Hillside Road, South Dunedin Tuesday 25 June to Saturday 6 July, 9am ‒ 12pm, 1‒4pm. FREE Contact artstudio@xtra.co.nz     03 474 5949        facebook.com/MargaretFreemanGalleryAndStudio2

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Teaching and Learning in The Dark

Tuesday 25 June, 6:00pm7:00pm
Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Nau mai, haere mai! Everyone is warmly invited to a kōrero from Dr Karyn Paringatai on her innovative award-winning teaching pedagogy, Teaching and Learning in the Dark. Come along and learn a short waiata and experience learning in the dark for yourself! All welcome for kaputī prior to the kōrero. Hocken Library Seminar Room | Uare Taoka o Hākena, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin Tuesday 25 June, 6‒7pm. FREE; limited numbers – registration advised Contact 03 479 8539       jacinta.beckwith@otago.ac.nz   otago.ac.nz/library/hocken/

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Pīata Mai Festival

Wednesday 26 JuneSaturday 29 June
Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Creative Natives Aotearoa presents a stellar gathering of Māori artists, designers, creatives and entrepreneurs in the heart of the city. Join in this shining celebration of mahi toi, kai and kōrero and share the light of this season of wānaka and whanaukataka. Haumi e, Hui e, Taiki e! Pīata Mai Festival is supported by Auahi Kore.  Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin Wednesday 26 June – Saturday 29 June, 10am – 4pm. Gold coin koha Evening events from 6pm. $10…

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Elmgrove Puaka Matariki Celebration

Wednesday 26 June, 5:30pm7:00pm
Elmgrove Primary School, 74 Argyle Street, Mosgiel
Dunedin, 9010
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FREE

Friends and whānau are invited to join in Elmgrove Puaka Matariki celebrations with delicious soup and bread made by our children and community, and with waiata and kōrero in our school hall, then in a turn around the block on a lantern parade under the stars. Nau mai, haere mai! Elmgrove Primary School, 74 Argyle Street, Mosgiel Wednesday 26 June, 5.30‒7pm. FREE Contact office@elmgrove.school.nz         03 489 6252

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Toi Maruata Workshop and Exhibition

Thursday 27 June, 10:00am12:00pm
Te Wānanga o Aoteaora, 51 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin
Dunedin, 9012
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FREE

Toi Maruata Workshop Delve into Te Ao Māori through mahi toi – art making. Learn about tikanga and the knowledge embedded in raranga weaving, whakairo carving and other media, and share stories of our ancestors in the spirit of the season in this introduction to Toi Maruata lead by Mawera Severn. All material and resources are provided. Saturday includes an exhibition of the beautiful mahi produced by our students. Te Wānanga o Aoteraoa, 51 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin Thursday 27…

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Te Maingo O Hiwaiterangi – Marae Idol

Thursday 27 June, 6:00pm9:30pm
Te Roopū Tautoko Ki Te Tonga, 6 Wolseley Street
Dunedin, 9016
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FREE

New name, new venue, but same āhuareka! 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. Nau mai, haere mai, puoro mai te whānau o Araiteuru – everyone is welcome! This is a smoke free and alcohol and drug free event. Te Roopū Tauoko Ki Te Tonga, 6 Wolseley Street, Dunedin Thursday 27 June, 6‒9.30pm. FREE Contact…

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Port Chalmers School Matariki Breakfast

Friday 28 June, 7:30am9:00am
Port Chalmers School, 30a Albertson Avenue, Port Chalmers
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Our school Whānau Hui group invites the Port Chalmers School learning community and their whānau join in a breakfast celebration of the Māori New Year, to share the stories of Koputai and the season, and witness the unveiling of our new banners which will make visible our values of ako, whanaukataka and manaakitaka. Hui e! Port Chalmers School Hall, 30a Albertson Avenue, Port Chalmers Friday 28 June, 7.30‒9am. FREE Contact principal@portchalmers.school.nz          03 472 8685            portchalmers.school.nz  

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Brockville School Matariki Breakfast

Friday 28 June, 8:30am10:00am
Brockville School Hall, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Piki mai, tautimai! Brockville School invites their community to join in celebrating Puaka Matariki beginning with karakia and waiata, then kapa haka, shared kai and company, and learning about the stars of the season. Brockville School Hall, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville Friday 28 June, 8.30am. FREE Contact tania@brockville.school.nz         03 476 3717

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Māori Hill School Matariki Celebration

Friday 28 June, 9:30am12:40pm
Māori Hill School, 9 Passmore Crescent, Māori Hill
Dunedin, 9010
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FREE

Following a day spent in wānaka learning kōrero, waiata, toi Māori, kapa hapa and mahi kai, Māori Hill School children will share their learning and creations at a special sharing time for whānau and our community. Nau mai, piki mai! Māori Hill School, 9 Passmore Crescent, Māori Hill Friday 28 June, 9.30am ‒ 12.40pm. FREE Contact office@maorihill.school.nz          03 464 0184        maorihill.school.nz

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Carisbrook School Matariki With Whānau

Friday 28 June, 5:30pm7:30pm
Carisbrook School, 217 South Road, Caversham
Dunedin, Otago 9012 New Zealand
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Carisbrook School invites you to celebrate the Māori New Year together, learning about poi making, creating manu tukutuku, making putiputi harakeke, and much more. We encourage all ages and all backgrounds to be a part of this special whānau event. Tautimai! Carrisbrook School Hall, 217 South Road, Caversham Friday 28 June, 5.30‒7.30pm. FREE Contac             021 115 5775  

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Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars Planetarium Show

Friday 28 June, 6:30pm7:30pm
Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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$7 – $10

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 Friday 28 June, 6.30pm. Weekends, Saturday 29 to Sunday 7 July, 11.30am. $10 adult, $7 child (3‒18 years) Concession offered with ID, combos available for daytime sessions Tickets…

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Flagstaff Community Church ‒ Under the Southern Stars Matariki Celebration Weekend

Friday 28 June, 7:00pm8:30pm
Flagstaff Community Church, 9 Centennial Avenue, Wakari
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Friday Whare Rangatahi Youth Club People of all faiths are invited to join in our New Year weekend of celebration in which we strengthen our community spirit, give thanks to God for the year that has been, take some time to remember those we have lost and look to the year ahead with some resolve. There will be waiata, hīmene, kapa haka, kōrero, hands-on activities, and fun! Kaputī follows all events. Haere mai tātou! Flagstaff Community Church, 9 Centennial Avenue,…

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Te Tiaki Takoa Pepa Wānaka: Caring for your whānau collections

Saturday 29 June, 9:30am4:30pm
Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
Dunedin, New Zealand
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FREE

Nau mai! Whānau are warmly invited to join Vicki-Anne Heikell (Te Whānau-a Apanui), Alexander Turnbull Library Field Conservator, for a workshop on caring for your own iwi photographs and documents. Vicki-Anne is a paper conservator who advises on preservation of documentary heritage collections for iwi organisations, hapū and marae-based collections. Bring along a small item such as a favourite family photograph, paipera tapu, diary, whakapapa book or photo album – you will be making a conservation box or folder for…

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