Kavanagh College Kapa Haka Whakatau ki te Tau Hou

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

To welcome in the Māori New Year, the Kavanagh College Kapa Haka will perform in celebration of the rise of the Matariki star cluster. Nau mai, tautimai! Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Friday 6 July 10.30am. FREE Contact [email protected]       03 474 3249              dunedin.art.museum

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Tamariki Light Workshop

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

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

$5

Wildlife Hospital Kōrero

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

Puaka Matariki is the ideal time to be thinking about how we can help take care of our environment. The Wildlife Hospital opened just this year and works with DOC and the Otago Polytechnic School of Veterinary Nursing to care for many of our endangered animal species. Come and hear one of The Wildlife Hospital

FREE

Puaka Matariki Taoka Puoro Workshop

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

Celebrate the Māori New Year with music! Dr Jennifer Cattermole (Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts, University of Otago) presents a Māori musical instrument workshop for all ages. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Saturday 14 July, 2‒4pm. $5 cash only; limited numbers – bookings advised. Book at the DPAG reception desk

$5

Puaka Matariki Whetū-making Workshop

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

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

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Taonga Species: NZ Natives

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

Rob Tipa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu), author of Treasures of Tane: Plants of Ngāi Tahu will talk about plants associated with arts practice, and Rua McCallum (Ngāi Tahu) from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum will talk about plants used in the manufacture of material culture. There will also be some examples of artefacts made from plants

FREE

Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions Kōrero

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

Vicki Lenihan (Waitaha, Kāti Mamoe, Ngāi Tahu), creative collaborator in artist Alex Monteith’s current Visiting Artist Project Coastal Flows/Coastal Incursions, will review aspects of the project that she is taking part in and her experiences since her initial involvement. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Saturday 29 June, 11am. FREE Contact [email protected]       03

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Nocturnal Projections And Other Small Happenings Panel Discussion

Dunedin Public Art Gallery 30 The Octagon, Dunedin, Dunedin

Artists involved in the project join Catherine Cocker, the curator of this event, which is happening in various places around Dunedin City. Featuring Layne Waerea (Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu), creator of the Rear Window work Māori Lane. All welcome. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin Monday 8 July, 12.30–1.30pm. FREE Contact [email protected]       03

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