Events & Community < Talks

First Meetings Kōrero

Historic Places Tairawhiti Inc will host First Meetings Korero - an edgy, thought-provoking talkfest.

Sunday 9 October 2016
Waikanae Surf Club
3pm - 5pm Cost $5

2016 Past Event

Historic Places Tairawhiti Inc hosts First Meetings Korero – an edgy, thought-provoking talkfest.

With the Rev Stephen Donald as MC, this talkfest features 10 people from a cross-section of the community talking about “What October 2019 means to me”. Each speaker has five to six minutes to speak and may use complementary slides. A panel discussion, chaired by Meredith Akuhata-Brown and Joe Martin, will follow the speakers.

Other Events

Friday 6 October- Sunday 3 December
Tairāwhiti Museum
5.30pm opening


Exploring the impact of settlement upon the native flora and fauna of Te Tairāwhiti.

Thursday 19 October- Friday 20 October
1769 Garden Longbush Ecosanctuary
Invitation only

Wild Lab’s Toitū Tairāwhiti project engages young people with rare and endangered native plants and animals at Longbush. 

Thursday 26 October- Friday 24 November
Tolaga Bay
Free Event

A photographic exhibition from Te Ahikā depicting unique stories to Ūawa

Friday 24 November- Sunday 26 November
Various Venues

A weekend of quality Blues & Roots musical experiences.