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  • Matariki ki Mauao 2023: Tupu ā Nuku – school workshops
    Matariki ki Mauao 2023: Tupu ā Nuku – school workshops
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 19 Jul
    Mauao Base, 1 Adams Avenue
    19 Jul 2023, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
    Mauao Base, 1 Adams Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    Matariki ki Mauao is a programme of events at the base of Mauao that involves guided tours with star navigator Jack Thatcher CNZM and workshops for schools.
  • Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop – Whare manu and feeder
    Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop – Whare manu and feeder
    Sun, 16 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    16 Jul 2023, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki and our connection to the taiao by learning to build and decorate a creative whare manu (bird house) and feeder and help look after the manu in your neighbourhood! You'll glue, paint and decorate your own bird whare. All materials provided.
  • Matariki Whānau Day with Red Street – Outdoor Concert
    Matariki Whānau Day with Red Street – Outdoor Concert
    Sat, 15 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    15 Jul 2023, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Gather together with whānau and friends to reconnect and give thanks for the blessings of the past year. Bring along some kai, and a chair or blanket to The Incubator Creative Campus and relax to the chill vibes of Tauranga band, Red Street.
  • Bone Carving Workshop
    Bone Carving Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 15 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    15 Jul 2023, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Introduction to bone carving with Gavin Smith. This workshop is over two sessions, on consecutive Saturdays.
  • Matariki ki Mauao 2023: Tupu ā Nuku – Matariki Maumaharatanga
    Matariki ki Mauao 2023: Tupu ā Nuku – Matariki Maumaharatanga
    Fri, 14 Jul
    Mauao
    14 Jul 2023, 5:30 am – 7:30 am
    Mauao, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    Matariki ki Mauao is a programme of events at the base of Mauao that involves guided tours with star navigator Jack Thatcher CNZM and workshops for schools
  • Ngā Tohu Toi Mo Nga Uri Iwi o Te Rohe o Tauranga Moana 2023
    Ngā Tohu Toi Mo Nga Uri Iwi o Te Rohe o Tauranga Moana 2023
    Thu, 13 Jul
    Te Manawaroa Room, University of Waikato
    13 Jul 2023, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Te Manawaroa Room, University of Waikato, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Welcome to our Annual Art Awards for Tribal Descendants of the Tauranga Moana Region. We hope you will join us in honouring the significant achievements of a remarkable group that are deserving of acclamation.
  • Manaaki Whenua Kokedama and Holder
    Manaaki Whenua Kokedama and Holder
    Thu, 13 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    13 Jul 2023, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki and our connection to the taiao by learning to grow indoor decorative plants in a sustainable way.
  • School Holiday Screening of Moana
    School Holiday Screening of Moana
    Wed, 12 Jul
    The Village Cinema
    12 Jul 2023, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    The Village Cinema, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    A school holiday screening of Moana at The Village Cinema.
  • Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop - Protecting our Precious Moana
    Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop - Protecting our Precious Moana
    Wed, 12 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    12 Jul 2023, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki and our connection to the taiao. Come and join us for this fun day, beginning with a creative workshop inspired by our precious Moana. Afterwards, book to see Moana the movie at The Village Cinema. For ages 7+.
  • Humārama Workshops - Wairehu horoi whare (Waste-free cleaning)
    Humārama Workshops - Wairehu horoi whare (Waste-free cleaning)
    Tue, 11 Jul
    Pāpāmoa Library
    11 Jul 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Pāpāmoa Library, 15 Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
    Manaaki kainga, manaaki whenua. In this workshop you will learn to make your own cleaning products by recycling and using what you already have in your home. By using what we already have available to us, we are prioritising the health our whānau and taiao.
  • Huamāmarama Workshops - Hua ōti (Bliss balls)
    Huamāmarama Workshops - Hua ōti (Bliss balls)
    Tue, 11 Jul
    Pāpāmoa Library
    11 Jul 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Pāpāmoa Library, 15 Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
    Hua ōti (bliss balls) – nau mai e ngā e hua o te marama. In this workshop you will learn to make easy and delicious homemade bliss balls the whole whānau can enjoy.
  • Huamārama Workshops – Pani kawakawa
    Huamārama Workshops – Pani kawakawa
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, 10 Jul
    Pāpāmoa Library
    10 Jul 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Pāpāmoa Library, 15 Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand
    Rongoā workshop - He mahi rongoā e haere ake nei. In this workshop you will learn to make your own rongoā in the form of pani kawakawa. These workshops are delivered in reo rua (bilingual).
  • Rongoā Balms Workshop
    Rongoā Balms Workshop
    Sun, 09 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    09 Jul 2023, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Learn how to make balm for your first aid kit and family care with native plants.
  • Tikanga of Raranga Workshop
    Tikanga of Raranga Workshop
    Sat, 08 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    08 Jul 2023, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Come and learn about the tikanga of raranga and the basics of flax weaving. Follow along with your experienced tutor as they show you how to make different raranga creations such as wristbands, flowers or stars.
  • Ngā Hihi o Matariki – Dr Ngahuia Murphy
    Ngā Hihi o Matariki – Dr Ngahuia Murphy
    Fri, 07 Jul
    He Puna Manawa - Tauranga Library
    07 Jul 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    He Puna Manawa - Tauranga Library, 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join esteemed researcher and author of ‘Te Awa Atua’ and ‘Waiwhero’, Dr Ngahuia Murphy, for an intimate evening hosted by Hana Tapiata.
  • Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop - Uku Seed Bombs
    Matariki Manāki Taiao Workshop - Uku Seed Bombs
    Fri, 07 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    07 Jul 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki and our connection to the taiao by making uku (clay) seed bombs while learning about the importance of planting to help establish new habitats for bees, butterflies and ladybugs.
  • Matariki Cinematic Showcase presented by Loading Docs
    Matariki Cinematic Showcase presented by Loading Docs
    Thu, 06 Jul
    The Village Cinema
    06 Jul 2023, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    The Village Cinema, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    An evening of kaupapa Māori short documentaries presented by Loading Docs.
  • Polymer Clay Tiki Workshop
    Polymer Clay Tiki Workshop
    Thu, 06 Jul
    Creative Community Campus
    06 Jul 2023, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Creative Community Campus, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki through art creation with this fun, hands-on creative workshop creating a colourful necklace inspired by the Tiki. For ages 12+.

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