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Dunedin Public Art Gallery

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30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand

July 2018

Kavanagh College Kapa Haka Whakatau ki te Tau Hou

06/07/2018, 10:30am11:00am
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
FREE

To welcome in the Māori New Year, the Kavanagh College Kapa Haka will perform in celebration of the rise of the Matariki star cluster. Nau mai, tautimai! Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Friday 6 July 10.30am. FREE Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

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Tamariki Light Workshop

07/07/2018, 1:00pm3:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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Puaka Matariki is a great time to have a look at the way our universe behaves. Investigate reflection, refraction and colour vision with Esther Haines (Outreach Coordinator, Department of Physics, University of Otago). Lots of fun guaranteed! Designed for ages 7 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Saturday 7 July, 1‒3pm. $5 cash only; limited numbers – bookings advised. Book at the DPAG reception desk or by telephone Contact…

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Wildlife Hospital Kōrero

08/07/2018, 3:00pm4:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Puaka Matariki is the ideal time to be thinking about how we can help take care of our environment. The Wildlife Hospital opened just this year and works with DOC and the Otago Polytechnic School of Veterinary Nursing to care for many of our endangered animal species. Come and hear one of The Wildlife Hospital specialists talk about what staff do, what kind of mammals and birds they treat, and what you can do to help. Everyone is welcome! Dunedin…

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Puaka Matariki Taoka Puoro Workshop

14/07/2018, 2:00pm4:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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Celebrate the Māori New Year with music! Dr Jennifer Cattermole (Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts, University of Otago) presents a Māori musical instrument workshop for all ages. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Saturday 14 July, 2‒4pm. $5 cash only; limited numbers – bookings advised. Book at the DPAG reception desk or by telephone Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3239              dunedin.art.museum

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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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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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June 2019

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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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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Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions Kōrero

Saturday 29 June, 11:00am12:00pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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FREE

Vicki Lenihan (Waitaha, Kāti Mamoe, Ngāi Tahu), creative collaborator in artist Alex Monteith’s current Visiting Artist Project Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions, will review aspects of the project that she is taking part in and her experiences since her initial involvement. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Saturday 29 June, 11am. FREE Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3239              dunedin.art.museum

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July 2019

Nocturnal Projections And Other Small Happenings Panel Discussion

Monday 8 July, 12:30pm1:30pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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Artists involved in the project join Catherine Cocker, the curator of this event, which is happening in various places around Dunedin City. Featuring Layne Waerea (Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu), creator of the Rear Window work Māori Lane. All welcome. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Monday 8 July, 12.30–1.30pm. FREE Contact lcullen@dcc.govt.nz       03 474 3249        dunedin.art.museum

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