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Judith Tizard's media diary June 3-9

June 2, 2000 Media Advisory

Judith Tizard's media diary June 3-9

Saturday, June 3 - AUCKLAND

11.45pm: Representing the Prime Minister at Celebration of Performing Arts,
Aotea Square, Auckland

Sunday, June 4 - OHAKUNE

3pm: Attending workshops at Sing Aotearoa Festival 2000
Venue: Ruapehu College, Tainui St, Ohakune

7.30pm: Giving brief speech on Government's cultural recovery package at Sing Aotearoa Festival 2000

Wednesday, June 7- CHRISTCHURCH

10am: Visiting Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch

1.15-2.45pm: Visiting artists at the nearby Arts Centre

3pm: Giving speech on the Government's cultural recovery package at major Arts Forum in the boardroom, Te Waipounamu House, Te Rununga O Ngai Tahu, 158 Hereford St. Press pack to be handed out.


9.40am: Visiting UCOI – Performing Art School and general tour of polytech,
Palmerston North

10.50am Visiting Freyberg High School's Music Department with Palmerston North MP Steve Maharey

12pm: Visiting Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Manawatu with Steve Maharey and Ikaroa-Rawhiti MP Parekura Horomia

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