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More fun and exploration to enjoy whilst we are closed.

Over the next few weeks we will be sharing stories, links and fun activities to ignite your curiosity and lift your spirits via our website and social media channels. | FIND OUT MORE |

Because we don't want anyone to miss out many of our events will go digital, so keep an eye on this page for new updates.

The Kauri Museum is an exciting place to come together for fun, learning and discovery.

Keep an eye on this page for events and exhibitions especially designed for tamariki and schools. Some events fill up quickly so make sure you contact us early to secure your place. Come and join us!

DIY CLAY MODELLING WORKSHOPS - SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
POSTPONED

15 April and 22 April | Wednesday 10am - 2pm

Join our family friendly Wednesday workshops. Learn a variety of techniques and make your own cool clay creation to take home. Workshops led by our experienced kids art tutors.
Ages: 5 - 12 Years | Cost: $20.00 per child. Bring own lunch and drink. Must wear shoes. Bookings essential phone 09 431 7417 or email - [email protected]

YOUNG AND HUNGRY - PERFORMANCE
CANCELLED

Tuesday 9 June 2020 at 10.00am | Tickets $15

WHADDARYA? Directed by Shane Bosher
Exciting, provocative and school friendly. WHADDARYA? features extracts from Kiwi plays depicting the common theme of ‘NZ identity’ and what it means to be a New Zealander. Performance runs for 50 mins. For more information go to https://www.youngandhungry.org.nz/

Kauri Museum - DIY Recycling Workshop 2020
DIY RECYCLING WORKSHOPS - SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

8 July and 15 July | Wednesday 10am–2pm

Get creative at the Kauri Museum! Transform recycling materials into useful objects or your own fabulous creations. Workshops led by our experienced kids art tutors.
Ages: 5 - 12 Years | Cost: $20.00 per child. Bring own lunch and drink. Must wear shoes.
Bookings essential phone 09 431 7417 or email - [email protected]

Matatariki - Schools
MATARIKI 2020

Hōngongoi 24 July - Here-turi-kōkā 30 August 2020

Join us in our celebration of Māori New Year as the Matariki star cluster rises over the Kaipara.
The theme for schools to participate in 2020 is based on harakeke (flax) -
'Te Rāranga o te Oranga - Weaving together the strands of life.'
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THE KAURI MUSEUM'S NORTHLAND PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

Exhibition is open 11 September - 14 October 2020

A themed photography competition and exhibition showcasing the creativity of the Kaipara.
13 July -10 August - Entries Open | 17 Aug - Finalists notified
11 Sept - Awards and Exhibition Opening Function

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Kids Photography Competition
POEM & SONG LYRIC COMPETITION FOR SCHOOLS

The Kauri Museum invites young poets and aspiring song lyric writers to create and share their budding brilliance in this year's competition.
21 August - 10 September Entries Open | 25th September Optional Performance Night and Prize Giving.
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