May 12, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Mo Tatou: Te Hokinga Mai, Chch, 20 Feb – 20 Jun

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20 February – 20 June 2010
Robert McDougall Gallery at Canterbury Museum
9.00 am 5.00 pm daily.
General admission is free; donations are appreciated.

Te Hokinga Mai celebrates the return home of the Te Papa developed exhibition Mo Tatou: The Ngai Tahu Whanui Exhibition. The exhibition is presented alongside the complementary show Mo Ka Uri: Taonga from Canterbury Museum.


In conjunction with Te Hokinga Mai – Mo Tatou & Mo Ka Uri, this month’s activities and workshops will be hosted by Wairewa Runanga at the Robert McDougall Gallery, Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch next weekend, Saturday 22 May – Sunday 23 May.

Be in quick to book as spaces are limited: phone 0800 KAI TAHU – register now for one of the following workshops:

Saturday 22 May

Mahi Raranga (Weaving) Workshop – (12 spaces available for each session)

Weave some magic into your world. Discover weaving and how to create a masterpiece using harakeke, feather and other natural materials. Come and join Morehu Flutey-Henare who will show you how to make a kono (a little container) or a whetu for Matariki! Sessions times available as follows:

Session 1 – 10am – 12noon (kono session)
Session 2 – 1pm – 3pm (whetu session)

Waiata Workshop – (20 spaces available for each session)

Ever wanted to learn some of our Ngai Tahu waiata? Well now is your chance. Register with the contact centre and join Charisma Rangipunga (chur!) to be part of this workshop. Sessions times available are as follows:

Session 1 – 10am – 12noon
Session 2 – 1pm – 3pm

Sunday 23 May

Kowhaiwhai (Canvas Painting) Workshop – (15 spaces available for each session)

Come and learn how to draw and paint your very own design onto a canvas. Your t?ua and p?ua would love one of these on their walls . Be part of the new generation of Ngai Tahu artists! Sessions times available are as follows:

Session 1 – 10am – 12noon
Session 2 – 1pm – 3pm

Performances (all welcome to attend)

Come and enjoy live kapa haka performances showcasing Wairewa, Kaikoura, and Taumutu whanau.

Sunday 23 May, 3-4pm

Te Koha 2010, Gifts of our Ancestors

Te Koha is an extravaganza of Maori – Nesian music and performing arts. Featuring artists showcasing their talent in kapahaka, polynesian culture, jazz and a variety of dance and instrumentals.

Put Te Koha 2010 in your calendar today!

A show not to be missed!

Te Koha 2010 will be held at the Isaac Theatre Royal!

Friday 18 June

  • Matinee Show
  • Evening Show

Saturday 19 June

  • Matinee Show
  • Evening Show

Keep listening to Tahu FM or visit our website for further details and where and when tickets are available to purchase closer to the time.

For any enquiries or to indicate your interest in Te Koha to purchase tickets please email [email protected] or phone (03) 3712 593.

Whanau, if you’ve checked it out, tell us what you think below! Kia ora!

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