Kia Kaha te Reo Māori - Let’s make the Māori language strong

Kia Kaha te Reo Māori - Let’s make the Māori language strong

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2019

Māori Language Week
  • 9 - 15 Mahuru 2019
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Free activities
  • #TWOTRM #TeWikioTeReo & #KiaKahaTeReoMaori

This year’s theme is Kia Kaha te Reo Taiao, strengthening our environment. The Govett Brewster Art Gallery team is proud to support both Te Wiki o te Reo Māori and Conservation Week 2019 with Kia Kaha te Reo Taiao.

Pre-School Art
Mahi toi mā ngā tamariki nohinohi
Fri 6 Sep | Rāmere, te rā 6 o Mahuru
10.30 am - 12 pm
Todd Energy Learning Centre
Suitable for ages 3+
Mā ngā tamariki 3+ te pakeke
Join Emere and Jess to make simple artwork then sing along to waiata to celebrate the Māori language and culture.
Nau mai ki te taha o Emere rāua ko Jess i raro i te maru o Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori! Hangaia tētahi mahi toi, kātahi ka waiata tahi hei whakanui i te reo me ōna tikanga. 
Booking required for groups, ph 06 759 6715


Basic language lessons
Mon 9 Sep | Wed 11 Sep | 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Way or Wai? Mocow or Mokau? Brush up on your pronunciation and learn some basic te reo greetings with Morgana Watson (Taranaki iwi, Te Atiawa).
 
Waiata singing
Tue 10 Sep | Thu 12 Sep | 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Together we’ll sing some familiar tunes and learn some new ones as well. All words provided, and you don’t have to know te reo Māori or how to sing – just bring your enthusiasm.


Artist Workshop: WharehokaSmith
Sat 14 Sep | 10 am - 3 pm
With a commitment to support Te Taiao / Environment and Matauranga / Maori world view through Toi / Art,  artist WharehokaSmith (Taranaki Tuturu, Te Atiawa, Nga Ruahinerangi, Pakeha) leads a workshop where you will develop an informed art piece supported by dialogue utilising elements of toi māori. Tools and materials provided. BYO visual journal or diary to capture dialogue or image notes during the workshop to inform your work. This event is also part of Conservation Week 2019.
 
Family Art with
WharehokaSmith
Sun 15 Sep | 1 - 3 pm
A special interactive Family Art session with WharehokaSmith, artist of the Kūreitanga II IV, the wall mural in the heart of the building. This event is also part of Conservation Week 2019. 

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