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Matariki Festival 09 - Events in Waitakere

Matariki Festival 09
24 June - 24 July 2009
www.matarikifestival.org.nz


Events in Waitakere

June

26
6.00pm, CEAC Gallery, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Great North Road, Henderson
Free event. Go to www.ceac.org.nz

27 June – 9 August
Te Mārama o Matariki (The Light of Matariki), 10.00am -4.30pm, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Great North Road, Henderson. Free.

June 13 – July 5
Te Ahurei o Matariki – and exhibition featuring works by local school children at the West Coast Gallery in Piha.

June 30
Pikihia Nga Maunga – Climbing Mountains, motivational speakers for youth. Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust presents a forum of positive messages for rangitahi.

June 30
Taonga Puoro - traditional Maori music workshop
10am, Sunnyvale Rail Station. Free.
Find out more about traditional musical instruments at this workshop hosted by McLaren Park & Henderson South Community Initiative and Project Twin Streams. Te Kura Kaupapa o Hoani Waititi and Sunnyvale Primary School will participate in the day’s events.
July
3
Matariki Short Film Night
7.00pm, Opanuku Studio, Corban Estate Arts Centre. Pre-booked tickets $6 or $8 at the door. Email bookings@ceac.org.nz or phone 838 4455.


8
Nga Ramarama Whetu o Matariki – The sparking stars of Matariki. A project by Hoani Waitiiti Marae encouraging local köhanga to produce masks depicting the whänau of Matariki followed by a New Year feast.

14, 15 and 16
Nga Korero Tataki (Leadership Conversations) - New Thinking for Old Leadership
7.00pm, Waitakere City Council chambers, 6 Henderson Valley Rd, Henderson. Entry by gold coin koha.

18
Matariki Music Night
6.30pm till late, Corban Estate Arts Centre.
Tickets $30 pre-booked or $35 at the door. Tickets limited so bookings advised. Email bookings@ceac.org.nz or phone 838 4455.

21
The Sparking stars of Matariki, Nga Ramarama Whetu o Matariki
Hoani Waititi Marae. Children from local köhanga reo will make masks depicting the whänau of Matariki.

25-26 July
10.00am-4.00pm, workshops on kite making, weaving and traditional The Magic of Muka – discover the magic of stripping flax to reveal muka fibre and learn more about traditional uses of this material, 1.00pm-4.00pm. Corban Estate Art Centre, Henderson.

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