Soul Sistas: Nine Māori Women Artists 15 June – 21 July 2019

Matariki Public Program

6 July from 10am-12pm Rāranga weaving demonstration with Lisa Harding (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Hako, Ngāti Maniapoto) Free public event. Supported by Waimakariri District Creative Communities Scheme

6 July from 1.30-3.30pm Exploring Manaia with Leisa Aumua (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mamoe, Waitaha, Kāti Hāteatea) This workshop will explore Māori symbols of manaia (guardian figure) and whetu (stars) to create a Matariki mobile or wall art. Suitable for kids of all ages but parents to accompany pre-schoolers please. Limited numbers so bookings are essential. Free event. Gold coin donation appreciated. Supported by Te Puni Kokiri Te Pu Harakeke Fund