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Te Rangi Whenua

Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua...

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Manawatū Journeys

Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has...

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Kids TM

Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our...

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Te Awa - The River - Heart of Manawatū

Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history,...

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Bruce Rennie - The Generous Heart

For thirty-three years, Bruce Rennie devoted himself to cultivating art and drama activities at Rangitikei College in Marton. His spontaneous,...

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Manawatū Woodworkers' Guild

The craftsmen of the Manawatū Woodworkers' Guild are masters of chisel and lathe. Come and see them transform chunks of wood into works of art.

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Nova - New Additions to The Collection

From the everyday to the extraordinary, the collections at Te Manawa are full of treasures that reflect past and present life in the Manawatū....

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Manawatū Embroiderers' Guild

Join the skilled needles of the Embroiderers' Guild to pick up a few tips, join in on creative projects, or just for a chat!

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Highbury Weavers

Raranga, the art of weaving, embodies spiritual values & beliefs of Tangata Whenua. It symbolises meanings and memories handed down from ancestors...

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The Horses Stayed Behind

Ten thousand New Zealand horses departed our shores to help our soldiers in WW1. Only a handful returned.

Artist Cat Auburn commemorates their...

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The Exquisite Wound

The Exquisite Wound is an interdisciplinary installation by visual artist Rebecca Swan in collaboration with composer Charlie Ha, engineer Peter...

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Weekend Discovery Time

Join the Weekend Discovery Time team on their weekend-long journey of exploration and learning.

Activities and crafts span the breadth of art,...

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The Topp Twins Exhibition

Synonymous with a small town, rural New Zealand and that Kiwi “can-do-attitude”, Lynda and Jools Topp are among New Zealand’s best-known...

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Butch: A Photographic Exploration by Rachel Hoskin

A social project of reaction to Butch women in 2017 by photographer Rachel Hoskin. Come along to see big images of fantastic butch women.

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Ngā Kete Toi

This exhibition showcases the work of students, graduates and tutors of the Bachelor of Māori Arts degree in weaving at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa,...

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Board Games At the Museum

Join our region's thriving board game community at this new, bi-monthly open day.

Learn to fly an X-Wing! Explore new lands and trade with...

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Public Talk: Twin Psychology From Birth to Adulthood

In this talk, Keri Cheetham and Maree Brannigan of Tātai Angitu at Massey University present a look at the psychology of twins.

The Topp Twins...

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Public Talk: Rural Women of New Zealand

Agriculture has long been the backbone of New Zealand, and at it heart are the rural women of New Zealand, busily growing dynamic communities.
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