January 2021

Table with arts and crafts supplies on it.

School holiday arts and activities: The summer edition

Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 29 January 2021

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Excited for the summer holidays? We’ve got craft activities and workshops to keep you and your whānau entertained!

Part of: School holiday programme — January 2021

Poster in the shape of the Treaty of Waitangi sheet of Treaty of Waitangi heading "Waitangi Day should be" and words that people have written to finish that sentence.

E oho! Waitangi series 2021: Activities for the whānau

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 11am to 1:30pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Make your own treaty! What agreement would you make with your whānau and visitors?

Part of: E oho! Waitangi 2021

Poster in the shape of the Treaty of Waitangi sheet of Treaty of Waitangi heading "Waitangi Day should be" and words that people have written to finish that sentence.

E oho! How New Zealanders commemorate Waitangi Day 2021

Wednesday 20 January 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

A day of celebration or a day of mourning? What could it look like to mark Waitangi Day meaningfully?

Part of: E oho! Waitangi 2021

Woman playing a traditional Māori instrument.

School Holiday Taonga Pūoro workshop: Make your own Māori musical instrument

Wednesday 27 January 2021, 10:30am to 12am

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Book the whānau in for a taonga pūoro workshop! Discover the sounds of taonga pūoro and make your own instruments to take home.

Part of: School holiday programme — January 2021

Green and red birds in foreground and trees in the background.

Ngā Manu: learn to paint watercolour birds with Dr Vieco-Galvez

Friday 29 January 2021, 10:30am to 12pm

Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington

Ngā manu (birds) are often associated with tohu (signs of events to come). Learn how to paint using watercolours with our bird expert, Dr David Vieco-Galvez.

Part of: School holiday programme — January 2021