Whare Pūrākau  – House of Stories

Tāmati Patuwai (Ngāti Whātua, Te Kawerau ā Maki, Te Tāou) of Mad Ave Community Trust will facilitate an interactive workshop looking at how storytelling can restore and transform communities.

No previous experience needed, all bodies welcome.  Please bring comfortable, warm clothing, a drink bottle and anything else that you need in order to participate fully and with ease.

Te Whare o Rukutia, 20 Princes Street Ōtepoti Dunedin

Sunday 3 July, 10am ‒ 12pm. FREE
Please register at bit.ly/3QfATYl

Contact: h-j@prospectpark.co.nz | 0273571488 |  fb.me/e/3fS58piDL

Storytime Under The Moon

Come and enjoy a half hour of moon-themed children’s stories read by the University Book Shop storyteller while sitting underneath the magical moon installation at Hanover Hall, followed by an easy craft activity to take home with you.

Suitable for all ages. Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult; under-2s are free ✨

This event is presented by the New Zealand International Science Festival.

Bookings essential – book online at scifest.org.nz/programme/storytime

The Little Eyes of Matariki: A Winter Happening

Signal Hill Studios invite NEV locals to join this celestial celebration, beneath the little eyes of Matariki that herald the transition of the New Year. Celebrate the darkness coming into light with illuminations, music, poetry, storytelling and fabric printing.

Nau mai, piki mai! Cycle, walk, catch the bus up the hill and bring the whole whānau along.

Bring your own garment along to screen-print ✨

Matariki at Carisbrook School

Celebrate the season of wānaka and whanaukataka with the hard-working tamariki of Carisbrook School! As part of our Deep Learning project this term, the tamariki will be taking a major role in running this event, which will include various traditional craft activities, cooking and serving kai, performances, and features special seasonal storytelling. Nau mai! All locals are welcome to join the festivities.


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

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