Past Events

23 February 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Historian Bruce Stirling will speak about what led Maori to alienate Wairarapa Moana to the Crown in 1896 Bruce Stirling is a Wellington historian who, since the 1990s, has been extensively

17 February 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

This is the first of a two part panel discussion on the current state of the lake’s flora and fauna.

6 February 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Local artists from Ngāti Hinewaka (Palliser Bay) will be demonstrating the use of traditional stone adzes at Aratoi on Sunday 6 February (Waitangi Day), in the first of a series of free public events being rolled out to accompany the major social history exhibition Wairarapa Moana.

“People will see the artists working on stone and wood, with adzes that have been handmade in the traditional way,” says the exhibition’s curator Maori, Haami Te Whaiti, who has devised the series of around 20 free events.