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Coming events

Thursday 9th February 10.30am  –   Nga Raranga: -Taaniko, kete … with Pania (Kiwikiwi) Aspinall at Haratu:  Nau mai, haere mai.  All welcome. Thursday 9th February – Reo wananga begins again “Ka ora te reo ki te korerotia”  “Speak te reo … Continue reading

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Whakatoiki mo tenei Marama (proverb for this month)

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi Engari he toa takimano My strength comes not from one source But from thousands; from my ancestors

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Submission to Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environment Effects) Bill

The Kororareka Marae submission to the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environment Effects) Bill is given below: 15 October 2011 Submission to the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Bill : Ka tangi riporipo te puna o … Continue reading

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New works from the Tuamotus

A series of oils depicting life on an atoll. Lesley spent the last six months living on the Ahe atoll.  This atoll is part of the Tuamotu group in French Polynesia.  This was Lesley’s second visit to Ahe where she … Continue reading

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Taaniko Workship

From Thursday October 6th Haratu will be running  series ‘Living Art’  workshops. Each thursday  will be dedicated to a specific art making technique, commencing on  6th at 10.30 with an introduction to Taaniko Weaving.  Everyone is welcome come and to … Continue reading

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Manu Huruhuru workshop

Saturday 17th September 2011 Learn how to pelt the feathers of native birds for use in the making of korowai (cloaks). The Department of Conservation receives dead native birds from members of the public and stores these to be used … Continue reading

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Korowai Exhibition

Don’t pass through Kororareka Russell without seeing our wonderful  exhibition of Maori Korowai (cloaks), and the methods of making them. In September, we will be displaying a beautiful selection of  Maori taonga, treasures of traditional and contemporary Korowai belonging to … Continue reading

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Matariki Art Auction

Saturday night 25th June promises to offer up a rare treat for those wishing to purchase original items from some of New Zealand’s top Maori artists. At the Matariki dinner and dance, some 20 pieces of art will be auctioned … Continue reading

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Ki-o-Rahi Workshop

POSTPONED – DUE TO BAD WEATHER – NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED Ever wanted to find out more about Ki-o-Rahi? Well now you can! This free workshop is a great opportunity to learn more about this exciting game enjoying a … Continue reading

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Hikoi Tahi walking tours now available

Kororareka Russell has a unique history but visitors to this seaside village have not had the chance to have the history explained as they stroll through the streets. Now Haratu offers a guided walk, Hikoi Tahi, literally translated meaning “walking … Continue reading

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