Join the lovely Oriwa Morgan-Ward as she presents fun-filled creative activities for all ages about Matariki, this July School Holidays!

Toi Oriwa will take you through a myriad of mātauranga Māori mahi toi art and creativity through a series of workshop events.

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Resources: Provided within the cost of each workshop.

Bookings: Essential, 10 participants per session.

Phone the Museum reception today for bookings on 07 872 0085.

All children must have adult supervision.

Poi Making Workshop with Oriwa

Tues 13th & Tues 20th July July, over two weeks, two sessions per day:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

With materials supplied, make a set of poi, learn the waiata gong in terms reo Māori and the skilful actions of how to work your poi!

Cost: $5 per participant, per session

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

Click this link to see Oriwa demonstrate the poi and what you can expect in the workshop.

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Tī Rākau Stick Game with Oriwa & Awatea

Wed 14th & Wed 21st July, over two weeks, two sessions per day:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Every participant gets to design their very own tī rākau and learn the waiata/song in Te Reo Māori along with the actions to the game. A great cost effective whānau activity of skill.

Cost: $5 per participant, per session

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

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UKULELE WITH ORIWA & AWATEA

Thurs 15th & Thurs 22nd July, over two weeks, two sessions per day:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Ever wanted to lean Ukulele in a fun environment? Bring your Ukulele to this fun workshop and lean basic chords, strums and participate in a mini concert!

Cost: $5 per participant, per session

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

Please note: Bring your own Ukulele to use in this workshop.