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Poi E! Make your own poi

Date: Thursday 9 July 2020, 10am to 12pm
Cost: Free event. Bookings required for Pūkana tour.
Contact details: bookings@hetohu.nz
Part of the Pūkana series

Be inspired by a tour through the ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ exhibition and make your own poi to take home. Learn some introductory moves with your new poi!

Pūkana whānau tour

Book the tamariki in for a 20 minute family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Maori performance’ at 10am, and be inspired for the workshop.

Make a poi workshop

At our ‘Make your own poi’ workshop tamariki can create and decorate your own poi made from T-shirts (BYO if you can) and wool. They will also be taught how to perform with them with help from Whaea Bella Tarawhiti.

Tamariki of all ages are welcome but must have a supervising adult.

This session is best suited for children 8 years and older.

Bookings are required for the tour so email your details to bookings@hetohu.nz.

  • 10am to 10.20am for a whanau friendly Pūkana tour
  • 10.30am to 12.00pm for drop-in Poi making session

About the workshop presenter

Bella Tarawhiti (Waikato-Tainui) has been a Kaiārahi at the National Library for 30 years and enjoys performing.

Cushion with the word Aroha on it and 6 poi.