Get your beaks into craft, storytelling, and puppet shows – all with a nature and conservation focus.
Weka Wednesdays are a great time to hang out, make friends, and learn something new.
Storytelling: Stories of Te Taiao
Wed 11 Sep 11–11.30am
We’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori with storyteller Rangimoana Taylor. Join Rangimoana for a captivating bilingual session of stories from Te Taiao | Nature.
Wed 18 Sep 10am–12pm
There are all kinds of critters in Te Taiao | Nature! Come and play with different materials to make your own bug or critter.
Backyard Kaitiaki: Manu Feeders
Wed 25 Sep 10am–12pm
Become a backyard kaitiaki! Make a recycled manu
manubird feeder to attract tui, pīwakawaka, and other native manu to your backyard.
Wed 2 Oct and 9 Oct
Weka Wednesdays does not run during the school holidays.
String Bean Puppets
Wed 16 Oct 11–11.30am
Join puppeteer Anna Bailey for a Te Taiao themed show. This week: The Penguin and the Snowman.
A little penguin is alone on the ice. He is lonely and looks for a friend. A magical story about friendship and the power of imagination.
Not sure where Te Papa Hui | Backyard is?
Have you visited Te Taiao | Nature for Weka Wednesday before? We’d love to hear your thoughts! Give us your feedback and go in the draw to win goodies from Te Papa Store.