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High 5 Events for Wednesday 20 Feb!

Artist Talk: The Children of Māui | Chevron Hassett

Join us for a conversation between Chevron Hassett (Ngāti Porou, Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu) and Kauri Hawkins (Ngai Tamanuhiri , Rongowhakaata, Ngati Porou, Ngati Pahauwera, Kuki Airani) discussing Hassett’s exhibition ‘The Children of Māui’ currently showing in our gallery space.

The Children of Māui is an expansion of Hassett’s ongoing projects detailing the identity, whakapapa and history of the East Coast.

Telling the beautiful story of these unique people,
Sharing their connection,
Their experience,
Their existence,
Allowing you to be one with this land just as they are.

The exhibition comprises a moving image work in MEANWHILE’s window, which serves to welcome visitors into the gallery, alongside large-scale photographic works and a contemporary poutokomanawa, fabricated in collaboration with Elliot Gonzales.

‘Ehara taku maunga a Hikurangi he maunga nekeneke, he maunga tū tonu’ – Te Kani-a-Takirau’

MEANWHILE – Level 2 99 Willis Street, Wellington Central, Wellington – Today from 17:30-20:00

Council update on cycleway works in Kilbirnie followed by Q&A

Thanks to Cr Sarah Free – she has organised for council staff to provide Residents with an update on the Cycleway design work in Kilbirnie / Rongotai, to answer questions and hear feedback.

All are welcome.
We expect the meeting to be structured as a 20 minute presentation followed by 40 minutes of Q&A

Please note:
MANY THANKS to our local Harbour City Funeral Home for providing us with a venue to hold this meeting.
https://www.harbourcityfunerals.co.nz/

We will ask the WCC staff to cover in their presentation:

– What lessons learnt from the Island bay Cycleway has the WCC incorporated into this design as the layouts seem similiar
– Have any other streets in Kilbirnie / Lyall Bay / Rongotai being designated for future cycleways
– Provide updated costings for the Cycleway
– advise if a local business / traffic impact assessment was undertaken as part of the design.

The meeting rules
– this meeting IS NOT a forum for attendees to argue the pro’s and con’s of cycleways.
– Questions / feeback from the audience MUST be focused direct and limited to 45 secs

Harbour City Cockburn Street Chapel, Cnr Onepu Road & Cockburn St, Kilbirnie – Today from 19:30-20:30

Board Games Night at BATS

Our friends from Caffeinated Dragon are bringing down a mountain of games from their catalogue for us to play with!

There’s no charge to play this time so head to the Lumen Bar, have a go, have a play, maybe have a drink.

BATS Theatre – 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011 – Today from 18:00-21:00

 

Carillon recitals February 2019

We invite you to Pukeahu to hear National Carillonist, Timothy Hurd QSM, playing the Carillon bells– all 74 of them (but probably not at the same time!) at our regular free recitals. Spice up your weekday lunchtime or Sunday afternoon with the sounds of the Carillon. Feel free to bring a picnic along.

As the Carillon is best heard from outside, we will keep calm and ‘carillon’ rain or shine!

On occasion we have visiting military bands and guest performers – so do check this page regularly for updates.

Today from 12:30-13:00