Make a Manu with the Whānau

16 & 17 July, 10:30am - 12pm | $5 per person

Share the joy of manu-making (traditional Māori flying kites) alongside master weaver and artist, Ruth Woodbury, inspired by her exhibition Whiria: Ngā Manu Rere

Booking essential.

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Matariki Storytime

Fri 24 June & Fri 1 July | Free with museum entry

Join in for a free 30-minutes of stories, movement and song inspired by Matariki. Recommended age group up to six years.

10:30am - 11am. Drop-ins welcome.

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Maramataka and Navigation

Available 24 June - 3 July, 10am-4pm | Free with museum entry

As Matariki rises, a new year begins. Learn about Maramataka and some key constellations that guided our ancestors when you pick up our child-friendly monthly planner. Available from the museum’s front desk any time during these dates.

 

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Whiria: Ngā Manu Rere

Pop-up exhibition 24 June - 22 July | Free with museum entry

A special pop-up exhibition of Manu Rere, traditionally-made flying kites, lands at Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa for Matariki. Available to view any time during the museum’s opening hours.

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