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Cook Islands Language Week

When:

Mon 3 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Tue 4 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Wed 5 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 6 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 7 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 8 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 9 Aug 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Auckland Museum

During Cook Islands Language Week Auckland Museum will come alive with the sounds and colour of Cook Islands culture.

Join in our interactive workshops and learn about the art of tivaivai, `ei upoko (head garland) construction, drumming, and playing the ukulele. Plus a selection of Samoan objects will be on display. All activities are Free with Museum entry.

Tivaivai: The Art of Cook Islands Quilting
Monday, 3 August
10.30am – 2.30pm
Free
Join expert practitioner Mama Piri and colleagues for this interactive workshop on tivaivai making
No need to book, just drop-in

`Ei Upoko: Head Garland Workshop
Wednesday, 5 August
10.30am – 2.30pm
Free
Join master `ei maker Mama Piri and colleagues for this interactive workshop on how to design and make a head garland
No need to book, just drop-in

Rutu Pa`u: Drumming and Percussion
Friday, 7 August
10.30am – 2.30pm
Free
Join Master drummer Ota Tuaeu and colleagues for this interactive workshop on how to drum the Cook Islands way
No need to book, just drop-in

Ukarere: Learn How to Play The Ukulele the Cook Islands Way
Saturday, 8 August
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Free
Join the Cook Islands MIT Ukulele group for this interactive workshop on how to play the Cook Islands ukulele
No need to book, bring your own ukulele and have fun

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