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Storylines South Auckland Family Day


Sat 20 Aug 2016, 11:00am–3:00pm

Where: Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku, Corner Orly Avenue & Bader Drive, Mangere, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: Storylines CLCT

Kiaora ra! Talofa! Kiaorana! Malo elelei! Fakalofa lahi atu! Malo ni! Bula vinaka! Namaste!

Warm Greetings!

The show is starting to warm up now for South Auckland Family Day 2016, with lots to keep kids of all ages entertained and inspired about reading. Put the date in your diary to bring the whanau. It's not to be missed!

Here's a taste of what's on the schedule.

You'll be able to:
- Take up the Storylines Olympics Challenge! Join Olympic Islands author David Riley to set your Olympics goal, do your best on the challenge, and reap your reward. Why not Go for Gold? You might even get to meet a real live New Zealand Olympic Hero.
- Discover the marvels of modern Science with Cool Nukes author Des Hunt. You'll even get to see a real live 'Nuclex'!
- Go on a Dinosaur adventure with Dinosaur Rescue and Dragon Knight author Kyle Mewburn. Have a go at Dragon Knight 'insult jousting'
- Make a mask with Vasanti Unka and join a Spots! No Stripes! Fashion Parade.
- See if your school features in the Digital Storytelling premiere.
- Learn about the different way illustrators go about putting the pictures to a story with illustrators Robyn Belton (Greedy Cat) & Donovan Bixley (Dinosaur Rescue).
- Sharpen your comic skills in the Comic Zone with graphic novellist, Dylan Horrocks (Hicksville)
- Leave your mark on the Moving Feast Mural with artist-illustrator Fraser Williamson (Whose Beak Is It?).

Plus heaps more, storytelling, performances, read aloud sessions with your favourite authors and illustrators like Barbara Else (Tales of Fontania) and meet them in person.

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