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Matariki ki Tairua

When:

Sat 28 Jun 2014, 1:00pm–8:00pm

Where: The Pepe Reserve, 220 Main Road, Tairua

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: info219

He hakari kotahi, he ako kotahi, he koa kotahi - Matariki no Aotearoa anake.
A celebration together, a learning together to enjoy together - Matariki unique to NZ.

At this stage we have a week-long event planned for 23-28 June 2014 and the programme outline is as follows.

Interactive Art Symposium: We supply the materials for artists to create works over the week, and offer opportunities for the public to observe, learn, participate. Classes and workshops by veteran artists and craftsmen

Kauri planting:
Korero: A series of talks by local personalities on the history of Matariki and Tairua. Questions may be submitted beforehand

Coromandel Day Tour : Guided circuit of the Coromandel visiting heritage sites and landmarks.

Mahi rakau: Workshops on kite making, poi, weaving and other crafts
Forest walk with workshop on traditional medicines
Astronomy presentation and Matariki sighting

Final celebration on Saturday 28 June:

Mahi toi: Exhibition and stalls of arts and crafts
Waka ama, Waka toa: Display on the harbour
Kapa haka: Evening concert. Outdoor stage on the Pepe Reserve
Kai: Hangi and food
Kite flying: Using kites made in workshop and also open participation.