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Weka Wednesdays

When:

Wed 7 Aug 2019, 10:00am–12:00pm
Wed 14 Aug 2019, 11:00am–11:30am
Wed 21 Aug 2019, 10:00am–12:00pm
Wed 28 Aug 2019, 11:00am–11:30am

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: tepapaevents

Bring your little weka along to one of our free weekly sessions in Te Taiao - Nature. This programme is designed for Tamariki aged 6 and under and their whānau.

Get your beaks into craft, storytelling, and puppet shows – all with a nature and conservation focus.
Weka Wednesdays are a great time to hang out, make friends, and learn something new.

Each week is different, check back here to see what’s coming up.

Programme:
Critter Craft
Where - Ki hea: Te Papa Hui - The Backyard, Te Taiao Nature
Ants, moths, spiders, butterflies, bees and more – there are all kinds of critters in Te Taiao - Nature!
Come along and play with different materials and textures, shapes and tools to make your own bug or critter. A morning of making and doing. Drop in.

String Bean Puppets – Once in a Full Moon
When - Āhea: Wed 14 August 2019, 11.00am–11.30pm.
Where - Ki hea: Te Papa Hui - The Backyard, Te Taiao Nature
Join puppeteer Anna Bailey for a Te Taiao themed show. This week: Once in a Full Moon. One evening deep in the New Zealand bush a lonely kiwi looks up at the sky and mistakes the full moon for a giant egg. Can kiwis fly? Can moons fall from the sky? Can wishes come true? A magical string puppet adventure that introduces the audience to an intimate encounter with a few of New Zealand's special native creatures.

Backyard Kaitiaki: Manu Feeders
When - Āhea: Wed 21 August 2019, 10.00am–12.00pm.
Where - Ki hea: Te Papa Hui - The Backyard, Te Taiao Nature
Become a backyard kaitiaki! Make a recycled manu (bird) feeder to attract tui, pīwakawaka, and other native manu to your backyard. Drop in.

String Bean Puppets - Tree Friends
When - Āhea: Wed 28 August 2019, 11.00am–11.30pm.
Where - Ki hea: Te Papa Hui - The Backyard, Te Taiao Nature
Join puppeteer Anna Bailey for a Te Taiao themed show. This week: Tree Friends. Kererū and Millie are best friends. When a baby Kohekohe tree is left orphaned in a storm they work together to protect him from the invaders. An interactive puppet show for all ages about the struggle against invasive weed species.

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