Amazing Kōura

Amazing Kōura

The amazing freshwater Kōura!

Tui & Tama’s friend Kōura is hosting the month of December’s Public Programme! 
 
Each month begins on the Saturday with a FREE Tui & Tama Club event for existing and new members. Tui and Tama’s friends introduce the month’s theme and activities. Each club member receives a Tui & Tama Club Passport to record their participation at the end of the activities with a mascot sticker! Members collect all 6 mascot stickers to go into a special end of year prize pack!
This month our mascot Kōura welcomes everyone this December to a block buster month full of activities and special exhibits!
 
Come on in to gain your next Tui & Tama Activity Passport sticker – Kōura when you complete all the awesome FREE activities happening on Saturday!
  • Get your own Kōura Activity book!
  • Colour-in a Kōura wetland landscape!
  • Make your own Kōura!
  • FREE to all existing and new members!
  • If you’re not a Tui & Tama Club member, you can sign up anytime for FREE!
 
No bookings necessary, just drop in and enjoy the FREE activities:
Loads of FREE fun for all the whānau!
 
For more info check out our website events page: https://tamuseum.org.nz/events/
Amazing Kōura

Amazing Kōura Exhibit

SHOWING ON THE FRONT PORCH FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2023 – THE AMAZING FRESHWATER KŌURA!
 

Celebrate the amazing freshwater Kōura, your Tui & Tama Club mascot friend!

For the month of December we are excited to display the amazing kōura. Did you know there are two species found here in Aotearoa New Zealand? Find out much more about this small creature in a display on the Front Porch Gallery at the Te Awamutu Museum – Education & Research Centre.

Do you know what a kōura is, where they live and why they are amazing? 

Come on in and learn about this freshwater creature and participate in some creative activities!

On display from 1st December 2023!

Amazing Kōura

Kōura Public Programmes

The Amazing Freshwater Kōura!

Kōura loves to swim in the streams and lakes of the Waipā!

The Amazing Freshwater Kōura!
Come on in to gain your next Tui & Tama Activity Passport sticker – Kōura when you complete all the awesome FREE activities happening on Saturday!
  • When: Saturday 9th December
  • Time: 11.00am-1.00pm
  • Where: Te Awamutu Museum – Education & Research Centre
  • Location: 55 Rickit Road, Te Awamutu
  • Ages: Children 7 years+
  • Adult supervision required!
  • No skills necessary!
  • Admission: FREE
  • FREE to all visitors!
  • If you’re not a Tui & Tama Club member, you can sign up anytime for FREE!
 
 

In Collaboration with Re Creators

Christmas Make and Give:

Re-Creators Workshop

Proudly brought to you by Creative Communities! Join The ReCreators for a sustainable gift-making session!

These sessions are designed so you can choose from different craft designs to gift your whanau and friends. We will have a table for woodworking, jewellery, printmaking, dot art and lotions and potions.

Our ReCreators will be on hand to advise on skills, design and materials. This is a walk-in event, so you can come and create with us for a few minutes, or for the whole time.

  • When: Saturday 9th December
  • Time: 11.00am-1.00pm
  • Where: Te Awamutu Museum – Education & Research Centre
  • Location: 55 Rickit Road, Te Awamutu
  • Bookings: Click here
  • Ages: Children 7 years+
  • Adult supervision required!
  • No skills necessary!
  • Admission: FREE!
Supported by Creative Communities NZ
Amazing Kōura

Kōura Back Porch

SHOWING ON THE BACK PORCH FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2023!

Celebrate the amazing Kōura, your Tui & Tama Club mascot friend!

For the month of December we are excited to offer activities that celebrate the amazing freshwater Kōura for the month at the Te Awamutu Museum – Education & Research Centre.

  • Colour-in your Kōura, write your name on it and attach to the wetland landscape!
If you’re not a Tui & Tama Club member, you can sign up anytime for FREE!
 
Come on in during the week from 10.00am-4.00pm, Saturday and Public Holidays from 10am-2pm.
Don’t forget to pick up your Taniwha sticker!

On display from 2nd December 2023

Tuna in the Wetland

Tuna in the Wetland

SHOWING ON THE BACK PORCH FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2023!

We Love Tuna Month with Tuna, your Tui & Tama Club mascot friend!

For the month of November we are excited to offer activities that celebrate We Love Tuna month at the Te Awamutu Museum – Education & Research Centre.

  • Decorate your Tuna, write your name on it and attach to our Tuna Wetland!
If you’re not a Tui & Tama Club member, you can sign up anytime for FREE!
 
Come on in during the week from 10.00am-4.00pm, Saturday and Public Holidays from 10am-2pm.
Don’t forget to pick up your Taniwha sticker!

On display from 3oth September – 31st October 2023