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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

2016 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.