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#38932 Matariki at Pūkaha, Community Manu Tukutuku Workshop

Come along to Pūkaha and be a part of this exciting Manu Weka workshop being led by Manu Kawana who will share his knowledge of  Te Whānau Mārama (Māori Starlore)  and Manu Tukutuku (Māori Kite making).

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:  learnt about Manu Tukutuku (Māori kites) and how they relate to Matariki; made their very own Māori kite; and gained some knowledge relating to Matariki and Manu Tuktuku.

This hands-on workshop will see participants construct their own Manu Taratahi (māori kite) in the Huia Room at Pūkaha, however, there will be opportunities for participants to stretch their legs in the ngāhere (forest).

Please note that this is a family-based workshop – Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  This workshop has been tailored towards those who have little or no weaving experience.

Dates:   Saturday 25th June 2022
Times:   10:00am – 3:00pm
Tutor:     Manu Kawana
Venue:   Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, State Highway 2, Mount Bruce
Cost:       $0 – Fully subsidised
Catering:  Provided – morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.

Must Enrol by:  Wednesday 22nd June.  Numbers are limited to 20 – enrolment is required prior to workshop.  Please click on link below to enrol.

 

 

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Course Information for #38932 MATARIKI AT PŪKAHA, COMMUNITY MANU TUKUTUKU WORKSHOP

Course Tutor:  Manu Kawana

Ngāti Rangitāne, Ngāti Raukawa, Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu

Born in Whakaoriori (Masterton) Manu completed his schooling in Whakaoriori, Hīmatangi and Foxton. Manu has been fortunate to have been brought up around people who were steeped in mātauranga māori.  Over the past 30 years Manu has continued to share and teach what he has learnt

Some of the areas of traditional māori knowledge Manu works in include: Te Whānau Mārama Māori Starlore, Ngā Mahi a Rēhia Traditional Pastime Entertainment, Manutukutuku Māori Kite making.

Purpose of the Course:

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

– learnt about Manu Tukutuku (Māori kites) and how they relate to Matariki

– made their very own Māori kite out of Raupō, Toetoe and Harakeke

– learnt some Matauranga Māori relating to Matariki and Manu Tukutuku.

Learners to bring:  Comfortable clothes, sensible footwear and a warm jacket.  There will be opportunities to stretch your legs in the ngāhere (forest).

Catering: All catering provided for – morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Other Information:   This wānanga is limited to 20 people only.   This course is suitable for those who have little or no weaving experience.

Please contact community@reapwairarapa.nz or any further information you may require.