Full programme for Sat 15 Jul – Te Taiao
Celebrate the Matariki stars that celebrate our relationship with te taiao.
Tipuānuku, Tipuārangi, Waitī, Waitā, Waipunarangi, and Ururangi are the whetū that connect us to kai from the ground and the trees, winds, rain, fresh water, and salt water.
Matariki Mahi Toi: Build A Mini Hākari & Flashcards
Wellington Foyer, Level 2
10am – 12pm
Build your own miniature hākari, a kai display for a feast, celebrating Tipuānuku and Tipuārangi.
Make a set of flashcards to take home that will help you learn taiao-related
Māori. kupu kupu words
Matariki Whakangahau | Concert: Aro
Rongomaraeroa | Te Marae, Level 4
11:30am – 12:15pm
Come along and experience the sounds of husband and wife duo, Charles (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Te Ata, Te Ari Awamutu) and Emily Looker. The pair share a passion for the power of language and music to tell stories and remind us of our cultural identity.
Matariki Kōrero | Conversations: Te Taiao
Soundings Theatre, Level 2
A conversation with Māori environmental champions, featuring taonga from Te Papa collections.
Join these practitioners as they
about their work in various fields including biodiversity, wetland restoration, and more. View kōrero kōrero talk from our collections that are connected to these kōrero. taonga taonga treasures