UKU // UTU

Curated by Jesse-James Pickery (Ngā Puhi) and Māia Abraham (Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāi Tūhoe), UKU // UTU is a period of wānaka and of exhibition. Investigating uku (clay) as a visual arts medium and giver of life, artists, guests and visitors will collaborate over six weeks of public events that reimagine the structure and function of exhibition making and presentation within a contemporary experimental framework.

To learn more about UKU // UTU, the curators, collaborators and events, visit blueoyster.org.nz

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

Wednesday 17 July – Saturday 24 August. FREE

Contact director@blueoyster.org.nz       03 479 0197        blueoyster.org.nz

Star Cart 🌟

Here’s the latest set of star charts made by Alan Gilmore, former Superintendent of the University of Canterbury Mount John Observatory at Takapō.  Included is a Matariki finder chart for this weekend.  A chart for other dates can be downloaded from rasnz.org.nz

🤩 Mānawatia a Puaka me Matariki!

Flagstaff Community Church – Under the Southern Stars Matariki Celebration

Matariki Remembrance Service

People of all faiths are welcome to join us in this service of remembrance for our loved ones.  The morning will include waiata, hīmene, children’s activities, stories and a time of remembrance for our loved ones including prayers for a hurting world.  Haere mai tātou!

Flagstaff Community Church, 9 Centennial Avenue Wakari

Sunday 26 June, 9.30am. FREE

Contact: brendon@churchatflagstaff.co.nz | 0273569200

StarJam

Celebrate Te Tau Hou Māori and the potential in everybody!  StarJam supports rakatahi with disabilities across Aotearoa to unleash their creativity and connect with their peers through the magic of music, dance and performance.  Local Jammers are proud to share their recently workshopped pieces in this special showcase, themed around stars, whānau and coming together.  Nau mai, tauti mai – everyone is welcome to enjoy the performances and stay for a disco!

Te Whare o Rukutia, 20 Princes Street Ōtepoti Dunedin

Thursday 30 June, 6.30‒8pm. $5 – bookings recommended
If you can, please consider paying a ticket forward

Contact: Fiona Paine 0220846788 | dunedin@starjam.org

Jammers gotta Jam✨

Hine Downtown

Join Kāi Tahu performance artist Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann embodying Hineahuone and kā atua atu on an exploration of downtown Ōtepoti through movement, text and taoka puoro, featuring sound by Salvador Brown.

Dress for the weather; arrive 15 minutes early.  Venue and soundtrack details will be emailed with ticket.

Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July, 12pm and 5.30pm; Sunday 3 July 1.30pm
Pakeke $18, tamariki koha. Limited numbers! Book at bit.ly/3Q0AWqS

Contact: 0226741164 | rachel.r.m@gmail.com

Hine Downtown

Join Kāi Tahu performance artist Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann embodying Hineahuone and kā atua atu on an exploration of downtown Ōtepoti through movement, text and taoka puoro, featuring sound by Salvador Brown.

Dress for the weather; arrive 15 minutes early.  Venue and soundtrack details will be emailed with ticket.

Thursday 30 June 5.30pm; Friday 1 July 12pm and 5.30pm; Sunday 3 July 1.30pm
Pakeke $18, tamariki koha. Limited numbers! Book at bit.ly/3Q0AWqS

Contact: 0226741164 | rachel.r.m@gmail.com

Hine Downtown

Join Kāi Tahu performance artist Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann embodying Hineahuone and kā atua atu on an exploration of downtown Ōtepoti through movement, text and taoka puoro, featuring sound by Salvador Brown.

Dress for the weather; arrive 15 minutes early.  Venue and soundtrack details will be emailed with ticket.

Thursday 30 June 5.30pm; Friday 1 July 12pm and 5.30pm; Sunday 3 July 1.30pm
Pakeke $18, tamariki koha. Limited numbers! Book at bit.ly/3Q0AWqS

Contact: 0226741164 | rachel.r.m@gmail.com

Hine Downtown

Join Kāi Tahu performance artist Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann embodying Hineahuone and kā atua atu on an exploration of downtown Ōtepoti through movement, text and taoka puoro, featuring sound by Salvador Brown.

Dress for the weather; arrive 15 minutes early.  Venue and soundtrack details will be emailed with ticket.

Thursday 30 June 5.30pm; Friday 1 July 12pm and 5.30pm; Sunday 3 July 1.30pm
Pakeke $18, tamariki koha. Limited numbers! Book at bit.ly/3Q0AWqS

Contact: 0226741164 | rachel.r.m@gmail.com

Hine Downtown

Join Kāi Tahu performance artist Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann embodying Hineahuone and kā atua atu on an exploration of downtown Ōtepoti through movement, text and taoka puoro, featuring sound by Salvador Brown.

Dress for the weather; arrive 15 minutes early.  Venue and soundtrack details will be emailed with ticket.

Thursday 30 June 5.30pm; Friday 1 July 12pm and 5.30pm; Sunday 3 July 1.30pm
Pakeke $18, tamariki koha. Limited numbers! Book at bit.ly/3Q0AWqS

Contact: 0226741164 | rachel.r.m@gmail.com

Ko te Hokinga o ngā Kahurangi

Araiteuru Marae Council and kaimahi invite whānui to whakatau a special space in our wharenui dedicated to upholding the whakaahua of our tūpuna.  Come together to reflect, honour and celebrate our forebears.  Hākari to follow; RSVP for catering numbers.

Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland Street Wakari

Sunday 26 June, time TBA.  FREE

Contact: 034667919 | araiteuru.marae@xtra.co.nz

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