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Monday 13 July 09:00am

Celebrate Matariki at Pūkaha.

At this time of year, the cluster of nine stars known as Matariki (or Pleiades) rises in the winter sky. For many, it signals renewal and the start of a new year. Matariki literally ...

Monday 13 July 09:00am

We need a little Christmas right this very moment! Having a special celebration in July is something we thought everyone would enjoy. And a mid-winter festival with lights, decorations and special events that emulate a ...

Monday 13 July 09:00am

Our Adult Reading Challenge is back, from 6th July to 7th September 2020. There are nine challenges to encourage you to read through these cold and wintry nights. Pop into your local library to register for free and pick ...

Monday 13 July 09:30am

A spacetastic school holiday workshop for school-aged children and their favourite adult.

Under The Stars is passionate about getting families to have fun learning about Space together.

So, kids, bring your ...

Monday 13 July 10:00am

Aratoi is preparing for the most awesome holiday programme!
We have tried something new this holiday - the educators Becky and Kate have taken over a whole gallery space to create a fantastic play space to draw, ...

Monday 13 July 10:00am

"The Crescent Moon: the Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand" gives a face and a voice to New Zealand’s Muslims of Asian descent, who form the majority of Muslims both in this country and in the world as a whole.

In ...

Monday 13 July 10:00am

Matariki is a time to join up and be together with the ones you love. Embrace the Matariki spirit and get the family out and about these holidays. Aratoi will be opening up an entire gallery just for kids to drop in and ...

Monday 13 July 10:00am

Wairarapa is on the verge of becoming a Dark Sky Reserve, a region dedicated to preserving the pristine night sky. Darkness is vital for human wellbeing, creatures’ life cycles, navigation and our own cultural and ...

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