Te Reo Māori Evening Screening – Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

Credit: Otago Museum

Whakaatu Whare-rakihori Planetarium Show

Kia tīkaro tātou i kā pūrākau e iri ana i kā raki o Aotearoa, ka mutu, he whakaaturaka tēnei i roto i te reo Māori.
Discover the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand’s night skies in this special te reo Māori evening screening.

Hei tīmataka ake, e hākai ana te whakaaturaka nei a Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars ki kā pūrākau o kā kaiwhakatere waka o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa me tā rātou hekeka mai ki Aotearoa. Ka mutu, he kōrero whakahirahira mō kā tātai aroraki kei kā raki o Aotearoa hoki.
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.

Whai ake, mā tētahi Kaipāho Pūtaiao tētahi whakaaturaka mataora o te raki o Ōtepoti e hautū ki tō tātou whare-rakihori. Ka mutu, mā te Kaipāho Pūtaiao tēnei wāhaka o te whakāturaka e whakapuaki i roto i te reo Māori, i roto i te reo Pākehā hoki.
This screening will be followed by a live exploration of the Dunedin night sky in our 360° planetarium, guided by a Tūhura science communicator in both te reo Māori and English.

E wātea ana ki te hoko inu, kai rānei. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.

Whare-rakihori a Perpetual Guardian ki Te Whare Taoka o Ōtākou
Perpetual Guardian Planetarium, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin

Rātapu 22 o Toru/Hōkokoi, 7pm. $15 pakeke, $10 tamaiti (3‒18 kā tau)
Sunday 22 July, 7 pm. $15 adult, $10 child (3‒18 years)

He waitohu kei te ipuraki, kei te Otago Museum Shop rānei
Tickets available online or from the Otago Museum Shop

Whakapā Contact 03 474 7474 otagomuseum.nz

Ko kā waiata hei tohu o te whakamutuka o te taurima Puaka Matariki – The Festival Finale

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

Sunday 22 July, 3.30pm doors open 11am. FREE

Contact [email protected]              022 6495164            teahopaihere.com

Hineraukatauri

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

 

Puaka Matariki Whetū-making Workshop

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 [email protected]       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

Garlic Planting at the Dalmore Reserve Community Garden

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 Garden, 20 Allenby Avenue, Liberton

Saturday 21 July, 1‒2pm. Cancelled if wet. FREE

Contact [email protected]          facebook.com/DalmoreReserveCommunityGarden/

Produce Bags

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 [email protected] to book

Contact bit.ly/2y8TcKW               stitchkitchen.nz

Ōtepoti Open Studio Arts Tour

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 nearby and city-wide artist studios to visit throughout the day at their own pace.

Everyone is welcome to participate in this opportunity to learn, share and understand more about toi moroki, contemporary art.

Te Tio Kikorangi Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 16 Dowling Street, Dunedin

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July, 10am ‒ 4pm. FREE

Contact [email protected]        03 479 0197              blueoyster.org.nz

Evening Screening – Mārama ā-Whetū: Light of the Stars

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 Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin

Wednesday 18 July, 7pm. $15 adult, $10 child (3‒18 years)
Tickets available online or from the Otago Museum Shop

Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

Whakapapa Talk at the Hocken

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. FREE

Contact 03 479 8539      [email protected]              otago.ac.nz/library/hocken/

Beeswax Wrap Workshop – Plastic Free July

Do away with plastic wrap! Join Senorita AweSUMO in fabricating your own quality beeswax wraps to seal the goodness into your leftovers. Using a long-lasting recipe of beeswax, tree resin and jojoba oil on washed cotton, these conscious kai covers come in various sizes 20‒40cm². Children must be supervised by an adult.

Stitch Kitchen, 88 Vogel Street, Dunedin

Monday 16 July, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. $10 each, $45 for five

Limited places, registration is recommended – email [email protected] to book

Contact bit.ly/2l5Qs7v                 stitchkitchen.nz