Toitū te marae a Tane-Mahuta, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, Toitū te takata.
Celebrate kaitiakitaka and the continuation of the Ōku Moana kaupapa! Join the curator and marine researchers involved in the Art + Ocean project to hear about this new outdoor poster exhibition that will be hitting the streets in Ōtepoti and Ōtautahi during the Puaka Matariki season, and enjoy light refreshments and music. Mauri ora!
Knox Church Herron Hall, 1st Floor, 453 George Street, Dunedin
Friday 5 July, 5.30pm. FREE
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 027 473 9127 bit.ly/2Z8OIg1
Celebrate life, learning and togetherness! Come together to reflect on the past, share stories and make plans for the year ahead, remembering to respect and care for our natural world so that our future generations are able to enjoy it, in the way that we are able to.
Join the Bathgate Park School Arts Team in the school hall for karakia followed by an evening of kai and luminary local entertainment. Nau mai, haere mai!
Bathgate Park School, 213 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin
Thursday 4 July, 5.30‒9pm. Koha
Contact email@example.com 03 455 3421
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 03 476 3717
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 email@example.com 03 489 6252
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 tickets from eventfinda.co.nz
Programme details on the website – piatamaifestival.co.nz
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 0212097735 instagram.com/piatamaimatarikifestival