January 2020

Words A Short History Of Suffrage, image a hand holding a quill.

Short history of suffrage — the petition and the artwork

Monday 13 January 2020, 10am to 12:15pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Come immerse yourself in suffrage! Join your hosts at He Tohu, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa and Wellington Museums Suffrage in Stitches Exhibition and finish the morning with tea, biscuits and kōrero.

Words A Short History Of Suffrage, image a hand holding a quill.

Short history of suffrage — the petition and the artwork

Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am to 12:15pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Come immerse yourself in suffrage! Join your hosts at He Tohu, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa and Wellington Museums Suffrage in Stitches Exhibition and finish the morning with tea, biscuits and kōrero.

Words A Short History Of Suffrage, image a hand holding a quill.

Short history of suffrage — the petition and the artwork

Thursday 16 January 2020, 10am to 12:15pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Come immerse yourself in suffrage! Join your hosts at He Tohu, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa and Wellington Museums Suffrage in Stitches Exhibition and finish the morning with tea, biscuits and kōrero.

Cushion with the word Aroha on it and 6 poi.

Poi E! Make your own poi

Wednesday 22 January 2020, 10am to 10:20am

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Be inspired by a tour through the ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ exhibition and make your own poi to take home. Watch a poi demonstration and learn how to perform with them.

Part of: Pūkana

Children looking at a display in He Tohu.

Your Dream for Aotearoa

Thursday 23 January 2020, 10am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Bring the tamariki for a family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘He Tohu’ at 10am. Stay for a crafty workshop about identity, culture and dreams and let’s create an artwork together to express ourselves!

Part of: School holiday programme — Oct 2019

Ariana Performing Taonga Pūoro

Taonga pūoro workshop — Make your own Māori wind instrument

Friday 24 January 2020, 10am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Book the tamariki in to be inspired by a family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ at 10am. Then stay for a workshop about Māori wind instruments and make your own to take home. This event is fully booked.

Part of: Pūkana

Cushion with the word Aroha on it and 6 poi.

Poi E! Make your own poi

Tuesday 28 January 2020, 10am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Be inspired by a tour through the ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ exhibition and make your own poi to take home. Watch a poi demonstration and learn how to perform with them.

Part of: Pūkana

Children looking at a display in He Tohu.

Your Dream for Aotearoa

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 10am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Bring the tamariki for a family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘He Tohu’ at 10am. Stay for a crafty workshop about identity, culture and dreams and let’s create an artwork together to express ourselves!

Howie Tamati

Howie Tamati MBE and Tony Kemp — Haka and New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 12pm to 1pm

Taiwhanga Kahau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Howie Tamati MBE and Tony Kemp — Haka and New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League.

Part of: Pūkana

The word email on a large arrow roadsign.

Archiving Email Symposium

Thursday 30 January 2020 to Friday 31 January 2020

Taiwhanga Kahau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington

Working on collecting and preserving email? Come and join us to discuss challenges and solutions.

Part of: ATL 100

A man and child kneeling holding spearlike weapons.

Mau rākau (Māori martial art) workshop

Thursday 30 January 2020, 10am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Be inspired by a tour through the ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ exhibition, then join in a mau rākau (Māori martial art) workshop with matua Whaitiri Poutawa learning about Māori weaponry and combat stances. This event is fully booked.

Part of: Pūkana