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Te Hā Art Award 2016

Exploration of a dual heritage Te Whakawhiwhinga Mahi Toi A Te Hā 2016 – tūhura kōrero tuku iho tairua

Friday 7 October 2016
Tairawhiti Museum
5.30pm
Past Event

Exhibition opening and awards presentation – free, all welcome.

In October 2019 our region and nation will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the first meetings of tangata whenua and those on the Endeavour in Te Tairāwhiti.

This significant event encourages us to consider our region’s unique and fascinating heritage.

The theme of the 2016 Te Hā visual arts award is Pacific and European voyaging and navigation traditions, and their impact on Aotearoa.

Entry to the awards is free and all work must be received at Tairāwhiti Museum by 21 September 2016.

The open award prize is $3000 and the youth (up to 12) is $500.

For more information and an entry form contact Tairāwhiti Museum 867 3832. 

Other Events

Friday 7 October
Tairawhiti Museum
5.30pm
Past Event

Exploration of a dual heritage Te Whakawhiwhinga Mahi Toi A Te Hā 2016 – tūhura kōrero tuku iho tairua

Saturday 1 October
The Cut / Waikanae Beach Reserve
7 - 8am
Past Event

Join us at the ‘Cut’ for a ceremony to launch the opening of the Te Hā Commemoration Events Programme.

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

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

Sunday 9 October
The Rivers Restaurant
4pm - 6pm
Past Event

Enjoy a delicious meal and be entertained by ‘Barley Corn’ playing a mixture of Celtic instrumental music and contemporary folk-influenced songs

Sunday 16 October
Marina
Past Event

Come and join in a fun filled day for whanau on the river.

Saturday 1 October- Friday 30 September
Tairawhiti Museum
Past Event

An Exhibition of flags created by our Tamariki that explore a sense of identity and pride.

Saturday 3 September- Tuesday 4 October
Tairāwhiti Museum
Past Event

Melody Craw will run a ‘What’s in a Flag’ school holiday programme with the Tairāwhiti Museum

Wednesday 5 October- Thursday 6 October
Tairāwhiti Museum
Past Event
Saturday 8 October
War Memorial Theatre
6.30pm-9pm
Past Event