Ōku Moana (My Oceans)

Puaka Matariki is a time to plan ahead for future harvests and to think about the impacts of ocean warming, rising sea levels and ocean acidification on Te Tai o Araiteuru, our local coastal and harbour ecosystems.

Brought to you by Down The Rabbit Hole and the Sandpit Collective, Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is an Art and Science Exhibition featuring a family-friendly flotilla of creative hands-on activities including art-making, demonstrations, workshops and storytelling celebrating the realm of Takaroa-whaiariki.

A full list of daily activities can be found on the Festival website and at bit.ly/2McbIoC.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is supported by Creative New Zealand.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin

Monday 9 July – Friday 13 July, 10am – 4pm. FREE

Closing celebration (BYO fish+ chip night): Friday 13 July, 6pm

Contact 027 473 9127    bit.ly/2McbIoC

Pact Matariki Celebrations

The Apartment, Te Whare and Link Centre clients, tāngata whaiora and support staff from across Dunedin and Balclutha will celebrate Puaka Matariki with a fun-filled day. It will include flax weaving, kapa haka including a performance from Wairua Pūhou, and hākari of hāngī, fried bread and pudding. Poetry readings from tāngata whaiora and music by the Pact staff band will keep us entertained. Grab a mic and join in! We will open with karakia and local kaumātua will also present a Puaka Matariki kōrero.

174 Princes Street (access via 35 Dowling Street), Dunedin

Wednesday 11 July, 9am ‒ 4pm. FREE ‒ confirm your attendance with Michelle.

Contact michelle.anderson@pactgroup.co.nz

Ōku Moana (My Oceans)

Puaka Matariki is a time to plan ahead for future harvests and to think about the impacts of ocean warming, rising sea levels and ocean acidification on Te Tai o Araiteuru, our local coastal and harbour ecosystems.

Brought to you by Down The Rabbit Hole and the Sandpit Collective, Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is an Art and Science Exhibition featuring a family-friendly flotilla of creative hands-on activities including art-making, demonstrations, workshops and storytelling celebrating the realm of Takaroa-whaiariki.

A full list of daily activities can be found on the Festival website and at bit.ly/2McbIoC.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is supported by Creative New Zealand.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin

Monday 9 July – Friday 13 July, 10am – 4pm. FREE

Closing celebration (BYO fish+ chip night): Friday 13 July, 6pm

Contact 027 473 9127    bit.ly/2McbIoC

Ōku Moana (My Oceans)

Puaka Matariki is a time to plan ahead for future harvests and to think about the impacts of ocean warming, rising sea levels and ocean acidification on Te Tai o Araiteuru, our local coastal and harbour ecosystems.

Brought to you by Down The Rabbit Hole and the Sandpit Collective, Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is an Art and Science Exhibition featuring a family-friendly flotilla of creative hands-on activities including art-making, demonstrations, workshops and storytelling celebrating the realm of Takaroa-whaiariki.

A full list of daily activities can be found on the Festival website and at bit.ly/2McbIoC.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is supported by Creative New Zealand.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin

Monday 9 July – Friday 13 July, 10am – 4pm. FREE

Closing celebration (BYO fish+ chip night): Friday 13 July, 6pm

Contact 027 473 9127    bit.ly/2McbIoC

Ōku Moana (My Oceans)

Puaka Matariki is a time to plan ahead for future harvests and to think about the impacts of ocean warming, rising sea levels and ocean acidification on Te Tai o Araiteuru, our local coastal and harbour ecosystems.

Brought to you by Down The Rabbit Hole and the Sandpit Collective, Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is an Art and Science Exhibition featuring a family-friendly flotilla of creative hands-on activities including art-making, demonstrations, workshops and storytelling celebrating the realm of Takaroa-whaiariki.

A full list of daily activities can be found on the Festival website and at bit.ly/2McbIoC.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ōku Moana (My Oceans) is supported by Creative New Zealand.

Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin

Monday 9 July – Friday 13 July, 10am – 4pm. FREE

Closing celebration (BYO fish+ chip night): Friday 13 July, 6pm

Contact 027 473 9127    bit.ly/2McbIoC

Brockville School Matariki Community Celebration

Piki mai, tauti mai! Brockville folk are invited to Brockville School to celebrate Puaka Matariki with songs, video, art work and stories, followed by shared kai of soup and bread prepared by the whole school and served by the senior students.

Brockville School Hall, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville

Friday 29 June, 1‒3pm. FREE

Contact tania@brockville.school.nz         03 476 3717

Storytelling at Matariki

Renowned local storyteller Kaitrin McMullan will entertain, amuse and delight Dunedin kindergarten children, teachers and whānau with Puaka Matariki stories from around the Pacific. Kindergartens will invite families and wider community to attend special gatherings, and depending on the time of day they will go outside and look for the ‘super stars’ of the sky.

Contact your local kindy – Bayfield, Halfway Bush, Port Chalmers, Richard Hudson, Rotary Park, Saint Clair, Wakari – for details.

Mana Manaaki Puawai o Ōtepoti – Dunedin Kindergartens

Tuesday 5 June to Friday 6 July; various times – each kindergarten will host the story teller at a time to suit them. FREE

Contact lee@dk.org.nz                 027 224 8543              dunedinkindergartens.org.nz