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

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Throughout July, 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

FREE

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

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

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

FREE
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Puaka Matariki 2020 @ Dunedin Public Libraries

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

This year Dunedin Public Libraries – Kā Kete Wānaka o Ōtepoti is celebrating the start of the Māori New Year with Puaka on Sunday 12th July, then Matariki from Monday 13th – Monday 20th July. Puaka Matariki is a time for us to reflect on life, the physical world, remember the past and our hopes

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: Te Takarangi Exhibition

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

At this time of celebrating new life, remembering our loved ones and planning for the future, we highlight a selection of tākata Māori-authored works from the Te Takarangi 150 collection. These books have signalled change, initiated change and, at times, captured the aspirations about what was and is possible for tākata Māori and for the

A celebration of living Ngāi Tahutanga: free film screenings

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

During Māori New Year, Dunedin Public Libraries 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. Courtesy of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi

FREE

Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Backyard Beekeeping Learn about the ancient tradition of beekeeping, and what’s involved in starting your own backyard honey hive. Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Searching Nature’s Larder Discover the joy of foraging for food in the green spaces of Dunedin, and how to safely create delicious kai from ingredients found on a nature walk. Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Family Board Games Dungeons and Dragons, Chess, Mokimoki (te reo Māori Scrabble) or bring your own board game, bring the whānau and friends, and connect with other players. Suitable for all ages. Teen Space

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Waiata Mai, Waiata Atu

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

The new year season of Puaka and Matariki is a great time to connect with your community, and waiata are a beautiful and vital form of expression. Join us to hear the Dunedin City Council Waiata Rōpū sharing a selection of waiata to celebrate the rising of te huihui o Matariki. You are very welcome

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Singsong Join the North East Valley Ukes for a sing-along. Waiata, traditional tunes or well-known standards – you all know the words! Come and sing for the companionship and joy of singing. And if

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Hand sewing: Stitch Kitchen’s community art for teens Make a statement with our patches collage and stitch them to your favourite tee or tote bag. All materials provided. Rakatahi aged 13‒18. Teen Space Booking

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Puaka Matariki Festival @ City Library: The lost art of…

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Connect with your community in a series of talks and adventures rediscovering traditional pastimes. Nau mai, haere mai – all welcome! Hand sewing: Stitch Kitchen’s community art for all the whānau Make a statement with our patches collage and stitch them to your favourite tee or tote bag. All materials provided. Suitable for ages 8+

FREE
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Rob Thorne: Porotiti Mindfulness Meditation

Dunedin City Library 230 Moray Place, Dunedin, Dunedin

Taoka Puoro Workshops and Performance Workshops Take a moment with taoka puoro composer, performer and anthropologist Rob Thorne (Ngāti Tumutumu) to learn about traditional Māori musical instruments (taoka puoro), and how to play the porotiti – a spun instrument used in respiratory system healing. Learn and achieve both a moving and a breathing meditation that

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