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Monica Brewster Evening - Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

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  • Thu 27 Jul ’17, 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 42 Queen St, New Plymouth Show map



Ticket Information:

  • Current financial Friends of the Govett-Brewster: $10.00
  • Students with ID: $0.00

We welcome Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM, a distinguished Maori academic and early LGBT activist

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku has served on various governance bodies, including Te Papa Tongarewa, Nga Taonga Sound & Vision and Creative NZ.

Te Awekotuku has worked across the heritage, culture and academic sectors as a curator, lecturer, researcher and activist. Her areas of research interest include gender issues, museums, body modification, power and powerlessness, spirituality and ritual.

She has been the curator of ethnology at the Waikato Museum; lecturer in art history at Auckland University; professor of Maori studies at Victoria University of Wellington and Professor of Research and Development at Waikato University.

In the 2010 New Year Honours Te Awekotuku was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Māori culture.

The Monica Brewster Evenings in association with Govett Quilliam – The Lawyers bring an impressive array of national and international artists and cultural thinkers to New Plymouth.

Entry $15
Friends $10
Students with ID free.

All welcome. Booking essential.

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