Category Archives: Marae information

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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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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Matariki midwinter dinner and dance

Nau mai haere mai to the Kororareka Marae Society Matariki midwinter dinner and dance! Saturday 25th June at Kororareka Russell Town Hall, starting 6.30 pm. Tickets just $25 per head which includes dinner and dancing till late. Make sure you … 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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Kororareka Fashion Design Awards

Next year’s Fashion Awards are already being planned. Categories will be as follows: Harakeke wear Street wear Beach wear So make sure you get your entry form in to Haratu as early as possible. To enter a garment is $10, … Continue reading

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Te Inoi O Te Ariki – Hone Tiatoa

Born and raised in Auckland in the late 70’s, Hone spent most of his adolescent years growing up in Otara, then later moved for a short time to Whangarei, however eventually settled on papakainga (ancestral) land in Waimate North, 10 … Continue reading

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