Past Events

28 June 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Aratoi
No Cost
Digital Photography by Norm Heke and Gavin Reedy.

Staff from Te Papa Tongarewa talk about the key concepts of digital photography and introduce some excitin

7 May 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Judge Carrie Wainwright and Murray Hemi discuss the Wairarapa Treaty of Waitangi claims and in particular the Waitangi Tribunal recommendations relating to Wairarapa Moana.

28 April 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

A presentation on the history of the waka and its relationship with Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa with Arapata Hakiwai and Cheryl Hutana.

17 April 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Descendants of the original Maori owners and the European settlers talk about their ancestors and share experiences of Wairarapa Moana.

14 April 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Kingi Smiler and Kim Workman, two key players in the more recent history of Pouakani development discuss the transformation of the land into a highly productive Maori enterprise.

9 April 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Aratoi

A charity art auction in which 100% of sales will go to the Red Cross’s Christchurch Earthquake appeal. Aratoi is inviting artists in the North Island to donate works up until 2 April.

3 April 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Artists Dame Robin White and Israel Birch talk about the influences of colonisation on their art.

24 March 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

17 March 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery

The Whakaki Wetlands Restoration and Enhancement Project

The Whakaki Lake Trustees have been working to restore the natural hydrology and ecology of the Whakaki Lagoon and its coastal wetla

7 March 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Gallery

VELVET the longfin eel has migrated to Wairarapa and Aratoi is participating in the “Traveling Tuna Tapestry.” Learn about this unique NZ animal of mystery and its place in freshwater ecology, and