Future’s Past: Navigating Through History

Rangi Matamua, Ian Taylor, Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr and Chadd ‘Ōnohi Paishon

What does the future hold and how do we use our knowledge to understand it further? Renowned guests talk about their understanding of the future through knowing the past, via fields they’ve excelled in – technology, astronomy and marine navigation.

This event is part of the Kaupapa Waka series presented by the New Zealand International Science Festival and supported by the University of Otago Te Koronga and Auahi Kore.

Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin

Friday 13 July, 5.30pm. $12 adult, $6 child

Tickets available through Eventbrite at navigatingthroughhistory.eventbrite.co.nz

Contact 03 474 7474      otagomuseum.nz

Kaupapa Waka Kōrero

Nau mai, haere mai – ka hui, ka hoea!

The general public is warmly invited to join Hauteruruku ki Puketeraki and the University of Otago’s Te Koronga research group in a day of wānaka with two of the great modern-day ocean-crossing navigators – Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr of Tainui and Chadd ‘Ōnohi Paishon from Hawai‘i. Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in traditional learning during the Māori New Year.

This event is part of the Kaupapa Waka series supported by Hauteruruku ki Puketeraki, the University of Otago Te Koronga and Auahi Kore.

Please bring a healthy plate to share for lunch.

Otago University Rowing Club, 65 Magnet Street, Dunedin

Friday 13 July, 9.30am ‒ 2pm. Koha; limited numbers – registration advised.

Visit bit.ly/2sWp4fZ for tickets and schedule.

Contact Mena Taripo [email protected]

Tamariki Light Workshop

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

Jonathan Jones
(b.1978 Australia, Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi nations)
Fluorescent tubes and fittings, electrical cable
Courtesy the artist and Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland