Join the lovely Oriwa Morgan-Ward as she presents fun-filled creative activities for all ages.

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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 or fill in the form below. 

All children must have adult supervision.

Tī Rākau Stick Game with Oriwa & Awatea

Wed 16th Dec, two sessions:

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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Hine and Tama Paper Dolls with Oriwa

Monday 21st Dec, two sessions:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Learn about traditional Māori clothing and accessories. Each participant receives their own Hine or Tama Paper Dolls to design amazing outfits.

Cost: FREE

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

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Poi Making Workshop with Oriwa

Tues 22nd Dec, two sessions:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Each participant receives their own materials to make a set of poi and learn the waiata song in Te Reo Māori along with the skilful actions. Another fun activity for the whānau or kids of all ages!

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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Māori Design Badges with Oriwa

Wed 23rd Dec, two sessions:

10.00-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Learn basic Māori design inspired by kōwhaiwhai and whakairo carving patterns then make a badge out of it for you, or as a present for someone else!

Cost: $5 per participant, per session

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

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