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Matariki: Wananga

Matariki: Wananga

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  • Sat 23 Jun ’12, 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Thu 28 Jun ’12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Sat 30 Jun ’12, 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Sat 7 Jul ’12, 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Thu 12 Jul ’12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Thu 19 Jul ’12, 7:00pm – 9:00pm


Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Matariki: Te Matahi o Te Tau: The Freshness of a New Beginning.

This year's programme is inspired by our Taumata's vision for the Museum: Whakamana, nga taonga tuku iho, hei whakataki i nga ra ki muri. Honouring the past, Embracing the present, Guiding our future

Wananga: Embracing the Present.
This offsite series draws connections between our collections and their relevance in Te Ao Maori.

Wananga Maunga: Mountain
Saturday 23 June: 11am to 1pm.
Hikoi up Maunga Whau (Mt Eden) with archaeology curator Louise Furey, tangata whenua Pita Turei, and Volcanologist Jan Lindsay.

Wananga Rongoa: Medicinal Plants
Saturday 30 June, 11am-1pm.
Hikoi to Takaparawhau (Bastion Point) to Te Pukaki Ecological Restoration Project with botany curator Ewen Cameron, tangata whenua Char Wiapo and rongoa specialist Rob McGowan.

Wananga Puoro: Instruments
Saturday 7 July, 11am-1pm.
Hikoi around Te Wao Nui native bird sanctuary at Auckland Zoo with curator Maori Chanel Clarke, tangata whenua Bernard Makoare and taonga puoro specialists Rewi Spraggon and Riki Bennett.

Nga Korero Tataki: Winter Lecture Series
Thursday 28 June, 12 July & 19 July, 7-9pm, Te Korowai Room entrance via Grand Foyer
Leadership Discussions on Indigenous Sustainability. A lecture series with key-note speakers focusing on prominent and relevant discussions through the lens of Maori and indigenous intellectual and spiritual thinking. Numbers limited.
For detailed information about speakers and topics please see the website.

To book for Wananga or Nga Korero Tataki events please email Nga Remu: nrtahuparae@aucklandmuseum.com with ‘RSVP Wananga’ or ‘RSVP Nga Korero’ in the subject line, or ph 306 7070 extn 7178 20 21

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