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Ngāti Toa Rangatira Exhibition Opening Weekend

When:

Sat 14 Jun 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 15 Jun 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: tepapaevents

Celebrate the new exhibition Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira with a weekend of music, artists at work, floortalks, puppeteers, theatre, and Ka Mate, the world-famous haka.

All activities are free, but seating may be limited – please arrive early!

Saturday 14 June

10am, Main Entrance
Ka Mate haka (chant) performance by members of Ngāti Toa iwi (tribe) to open the museum

10am–4pm, Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre, Level 4
Artists at Work, with weaver Elaine Bevan

10am–4pm, Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre, Level 4
Kirituhi (pen tattoos) with artist Taryn Beri

10.30am–11am, Wellington Foyer, Level 2
Kapa haka performance by Te Kura Māori o Porirua

12 noon–12.30pm, Iwi Gallery, Level 4
Curator floortalk: The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira

1pm–2.30pm, Te Marae, Level 4
The Battalion theatre performance

3pm–4pm, Wellington Foyer, Level 2
Live music: Rangi Parker and reggae band AKA

Sunday 15 June

10am–4pm, Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre, Level 4
Artists at Work, with weaver Elaine Bevan

10am–4pm, Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre, Level 4
Kirituhi (pen tattoos) with artist Taryn Beri

11am–12 noon, Level 4 Workshop
Te Wharekaretao o Hinenuitepo customary puppet storytelling

12 noon–12.30pm, Iwi Gallery, Level 4
Curator floortalk: The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira

1pm–2.30pm, Te Marae, Level 4
The Battalion theatre performance

3pm–4pm, Level 4 Workshop
Te Wharekaretao o Hinenuitepo customary puppet storytelling

For detailed information, please visit: http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/WhatsOn/allevents/Pages/NgatiToaOpeningWeekend14and15June.aspx

This event is part of the 2014 Matariki Wellington Festival.

Image Credit: Photograph by Alayna Rendle

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