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Matariki 2021 - The Incubator Creative Hub Programme

Matariki 2021 - The Incubator Creative Hub Programme

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  • Fri 11 Jun, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Sat 12 Jun, 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Mon 14 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tue 15 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Wed 16 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Thu 17 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Fri 18 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Sat 19 Jun, 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Mon 21 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tue 22 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Wed 23 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Thu 24 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Fri 25 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Sat 26 Jun, 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Mon 28 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tue 29 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Wed 30 Jun, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Thu 1 Jul, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Fri 2 Jul, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Sat 3 Jul, 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Mon 5 Jul, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thu 8 Jul, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
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The Incubator Gallery & Studios, The Incubator Creative Hub, The Historic Village, 17th Avenue, Tauranga


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

The Incubator Creative Hub and our Okorore Ngā Toi Māori team are committed to bringing a diverse array of Toi Māori Arts events to the Tauranga Moana Community.

Every year we work alongside the Matariki Tauranga Moana committee and together we contribute to a city-wide calendar of events.

This year is no exception and we welcome you all to celebrate the launch of what is our biggest and most diverse programme yet!

Launch event details:
Friday 11th June, 5.30pm, outside The Incubator Creative Hub. Come and celebrate with us under the stars! - Dress warm for the outdoors. Be a part of the official start of our Matariki events programme.

- 5 exhibition openings!
- Te Kapahaka o Matapihi
- Artist talks
- Live music
- And much more!

The Incubator Creative Hub’s Matariki Events Programme for 2021...

​Toi Whakāta -Exhibitions 11th June – 5th July:

Te Iwa o Matariki - Michelle Estall.
The Incubator Gallery.

​Ngā Whetū Katoa – Michelle Arnold.
The Incubator Gallery.

Ngā Whetū O Matariki – Nixon Mohi.
Okorore Taonga Gallery.​

Atua Māori – Louis Mikaere.
Okorore Taonga Gallery.

Moemoeā – Julie Paama-Pengelly, Linda Munn, Chontelle Hohaia, Areena Smith, Israel Randell, Jera Mae, Arpége Taratoa.
The People's Gallery - Toi Ka Rere.

Matariki Market Day 27th June:

Kaupapa Māori and Sustainable Product Stalls.
9am - 2pm, The Historic Village main street.

Spiritual Health Journey-"Te Ara Piki Wairua"
Matekite, Trauma healers, Rongoa, Mirimiri, body work, Bowen therapy, Readers, sports massage and more.
9am - 4pm, The Historic Village Hall.

Live Music throughout the day.

Kōrero Mai :
Depicting decolonisation in Creative Spaces.
Panel includes:
- Nigel Borell (Former Māori Arts Curator at Auckland Art Gallery)
- Puawai Cairns (Director of Audience Insights at Te Papa)
- Linda Munn (Full time artists and co-designer of the Tino Rangatira Flag)
- Ria Hall (Musician)
5th July, 5:30pm start. The Historic Village Hall.

Mahi Toi - Workshops:

Maramataka, how to save seeds, seed labelling with Rina Walker.
12th June, 11am - 1pm, The Jam Factory.

He Atua Contemporary Māori Graphic Art with Louis Mikaere.
12th June, 1pm - 3pm, The Artery.

Brush Lettering Whakataukī with Aroha Tamihana.
15th June, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, The Artery.

Muka Pito Ties with Lacey Bartlett.
19th June, 2pm - 4pm, The Artery.

Raw Form Hip Hop with Jay Tihema.
19th & 20th June, 11am - 12:30pm, The Jam Factory.

Kōauau with Whare Thompson.
26th June, 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm, The Village Firehouse.

Balms with Aotearoa Rongoa with Nettie Black.
3rd July, 1pm - 3pm, The Artery.

Matariki Cinematic Showcase:
Celebrating Māori Film Makers over 4 Thursdays.
17th June, 24th June, 1st July, & 8th July.
The Historic Village Cinema.

Waiata Ngahau – Music:
The Jam Factory

Grant Haua - Matariki Celebration Show
12th June, 7pm start, ticketed event.

Toi Ohomai Music Students - Mid Year Concert
24th June, 7pm start, free event.

Matariki Rises Mini Festival
2nd July, 5pm - 10pm
3rd July, 11am - 4pm
Ticketed event.

Please visit the website for more information or to book.

Proudly supported by...
Matariki Tauranga Moana
Tauranga City Council
Te Puni Kōkiri
Creative Communities Scheme
Tauranga Independent Film
Creative Bay of Plenty
The Historic Village

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