Ko Rongowhakaata

Open from 17 December 2016 - 21 May 2017.

Mauri Tangata
Mauri Kōrero
Mauri Whenua

Te kotahi ā Tūrāhiri, ripo ana te moana.

Descendants of Tūrāhiri, the ancestress of the Rongowhakaata people, are progenitors of unique talents, innovation, and craftsmanship; a quality that has rippled and propagated throughout the land and throughout Rongowhakaata history. These qualities continue to exist in the Rongowhakaata uri (descendants) today and will be reflected in this exhibition.

This exhibition is the second part of a three-part exhibition series for Rongowhakaata. Part one was the successful Rongowhakaata marae-based exhibition earlier this year and part three will be the iwi exhibition at Te Papa Tongarewa in 2017.

This exhibition is about Rongowhakaata reaffirming who they are as a people, and re-telling their stories in their homelands so that the next generation can hear, see, and feel Rongowhakaata history and the unique experiences that build the fabric of the Rongowhakaata people. It is an immersion into facets of the world of Rongowhakaata people, both old and new, as expressed through their historical and contemporary arts.

Web: http://www.tairawhitimuseum.org.nz/exhibits-galleries/current-calendar/Current-Calender.asp
Restrictions: All Ages


Cost Type: local residents - $2
Cost Type: visitors - $5
Cost Type: children 12 and under, friends of the museum, locals on Mondays - $0


Sat 17 Dec, 10:00am-6:00pm
Tue 20 Dec, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 27 Dec, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 03 Jan, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 10 Jan, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 17 Jan, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 24 Jan, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 31 Jan, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 07 Feb, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 14 Feb, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 21 Feb, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 28 Feb, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 07 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 14 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 21 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Tue 28 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Wed 29 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Thu 30 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Fri 31 Mar, 10:00am-4:00pm
Sun 21 May, 1:00pm-4:00pm

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