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Saturday 9 July 2022 10:00 AM - Saturday 9 July 2022 4:00 PM

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Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street
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This year's Matariki programme at Waikato Museum celebrates wellbeing from the perspective of te ao Maaori (the Maaori world view).

As the rising stars announce the arrival of the new year, this is a time to reflect, to plan, to honour those that have departed, and to attend to our wellbeing in a holistic way.

Programme:

10.00am
Mihi - opening karakia Marae Atea

10:15am-12:15pm  
Raranga Aroha With weaving group Te Roopu Aroha ki te Raranga - Gallery 6

10:15am-12:15pm
The Colour of Stars Pompom making for tamariki with crochet artists Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole - Gallery 12

10:30am-12.00pm
Children’s crafts -Gallery 8

11:00am-12:45pm
Ihirangaranga Regan Balzer paints to the vibration of sound with Horomono Horo and guests - Marae Atea

1:00-2:00pm
Koorero Toi: Toi is Rongoaa A panel discussion with artists Margaret Aull, Eugene Kara, Lissy and Rudi Robinson Cole, Regan Balzer, Dorothy Waetford and others featured in the exhibition Toi is Rongoaa - Lecture theatre

1:00-2:00pm
Children’s crafts - Gallery 8

1:15-3:30pm
Raranga Aroha With weaving group Te Roopu Aroha ki te Raranga  - Gallery 6

2:00-3:00pm
Slipstream The healing powers of clay mirimiri (traditional massage) with Dorothy Waetford - Meeting room

2:00-3:00pm
PuurakauThe power of storytelling with Maria Huata - Marae Atea 

3:15-4:00pm
Music at the marae With Kahurangi Heta - Marae Atea

4:00pm
Karakia – closing prayer - Marae Atea