WAITANGI DAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2021

A national day of affirming our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. What are the ways in which you are learning about our nation’s history pre 1840-2021?

The Museum has developed some fun ways to support learning and understanding of Māori culture, and its place in our nation’s history.

Click one of these tabs to see what’s happening each day.

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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

Saturday 6th February, two sessions:

10.00-11.30am or 12.00pm-1.30pm

Every participant gets to design their very own tī rākau, learn the waiata song in Te Reo Māori and actions to the game. A great test of skill while learning its significance in Māori culture.

Cost: $5 per participant, per session

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

Click here to see our FB event info.

Māori Design Badges with Oriwa

Monday 8th February, two sessions:

10.00-11.30am or 12.00pm-1.30pm

Learn basic Māori design inspired by kōwhaiwhai and whakairo carving patterns, then make your own unique badge!

Cost: FREE

Ages: Open to all ages

Skill: Beginner

Bookings: 10 participants per session

Click here to see our FB event info