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Otago Museum Matariki Activities

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  • Sat 16 Jun ’12, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 17 Jun ’12, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Otago Museum presents a weekend of Matariki celebration and activities. See the Puaka Matariki website for full details: www.matarikidunedin.co.nz

- All day tamariki activities
Saturday 16 June, 10am - 5pm
Otago Museum, Tangata Whenua Gallery
Cost: free
Create your own planisphere to discover how to recognise stars and constellations, and create and decorate a 3D star with stories of your whānau

- Southern constellations
Saturday 16 June, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Otago Museum, Tangata Whenua Gallery
Cost: free (bookings essential - contact the Information Desk)
Go stargazing in full daylight in the Otago Museum's very own planetarium - Starlab! Discover the legends based on the southern constellations Puaka Matariki and its importance to local Kāi Tahu. Ages 5 and up.

- Night Sky Balloonascapes
Sunday 17 June, 2-3pm
Otago Museum, Atrium Level 1
Cost: free
Get star struck, discover the constellation Puaka Matariki and create your own balloonascape

For more information about any of the above events phone: (03) 474 7474 or email: www.otagomuseum.govt.nz.

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