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Mahi Toi


Wed 19 Sep 2018, 9:30am–3:00pm
Thu 20 Sep 2018, 9:30am–3:00pm
Tue 25 Sep 2018, 9:30am–3:00pm
Wed 26 Sep 2018, 9:30am–3:00pm
Thu 27 Sep 2018, 9:30am–3:00pm

Where: Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, 12 Bruce St, Masterton, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Aratoi

Mahi Toi is an Educational Programme for teachers and students during Terms 2 and 3, on Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Supported by T G Macarthy Trust. Bookings essential.

Aratoi presents this unique programme to learn about the local stories of the Wairarapa region through viewing taonga from our Museum collection and participating in activities designed around the taonga.

Five programmes to choose from:
1 - Tukutuku/traditional latticework and patterns
2 - Poi
3 - Portraits
4 - Korowai/cloaks
5 - Huia.

Each programme consists of:
- Local story relating to a museum collection piece or exhibition
- Viewing of the collection piece or exhibition
- Activity designed on the collection piece or exhibition
- Links to the curriculum and follow-on activities to do back at the centre/school

Booking information.
For terms 2 and 3
Self-guided, or led by an educator. Approximately 75 minutes long.
A Museum Educator will be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays for 3 sessions a day (9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm).

This programme is free-of-charge. Schools/centres must organise their own transport.
Please book for both self-guided and educator-led options.

To book, please visit - and type in the code: wnacb.

(Photo: Te Aomarama Taua-Henare,11, lakview School, Masterton)