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Celebrate Matariki


Thu 30 Jun 2016, 12:00pm–6:00pm

Where: Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham St, Hamilton, Waikato

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: Waikato Museum

Tune in to the stars! Join us in our current exhibition Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies for a stellar afternoon of events and activities. Experience the whole programme or choose specific talks, performances and craft sessions. No booking required.

12pm - 12.30pm - Tai Waananga kapa haka performance

1pm - 2pm - Te Whaanau Maarama: Public talk and tour lead by University of Waikato Associate Professor and curator Rangi Matamua

2pm – 2.30pm - Matariki Hunga Nui – Creating New Identities in Aotearoa - Waikato University Senior Lecturer, Screen & Media Studies and curator Dr Ann Hardy

2pm - 4pm - Matariki Crafts – Star-making/colouring in/kites/storytelling

4pm - 5pm - Matariki Koorero: Noted orator and Maaori history expert Rahui Papa discusses the significance to Tainui

5pm - 5.30pm - Ngaati Korokii Kahukura Pakeke kapa haka performance

5.30 - 6pm - Horomona Horo plays taonga puuoro – traditional Maaori instruments.

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