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Tai Tamariki Workshop: Tupuānuku and Tupuārangi


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friendly activity that celebrates the stars, Tupuānuku and Tupuārangi.

  • When | Āhea Tue 28 Jun 2022, 10.30am–12.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Whare Rākau, Level 2
  • Cost | Te utu Free event, but registration is encouraged
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Tupuānuku is the star that is connected to food that grows below the ground.

Tupuārangi is the star that is connected to food that grows above the ground.

Come and acknowledge these two stars that provide us with sustenance, with a fun activity!

This activity is aimed at pre-school-age children, however, all ages are welcome.

Registration is encouraged. There will be walk-in availability on the day.

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A green tomato still on the vine


Te Māra ki te Rangi, 2020. Photo by Daniel Crichton-Rouse. Te Papa (170397)