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NOA Open Studio

Come join NOA for twice-weekly facilitated drawing sessions in the Te Manawa foyer. NOA is both...

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Art Gallery - G2

For the duration of the Toioho XXV exhibition, Te Manawa is doing something different with...

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Art Gallery - G3

Gallery 3 – the heart of the Art Gallery building – has been re-imagined as a space to pause and...

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Te Awa - The River

Te Awa – The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles.

The...

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Te Rangi Whenua

Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the...

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Manawatū Journeys

A journey through our shared history – the stories of the pioneers who shaped the land as we...

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Heritage Building Tours

The Te Manawa site includes two historic buildings: the Awahou schoolhouse and the cottage,...

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Water Room

The Water Room is setting sail with a new programme of activities that concentrates on learning...

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Park Up

On an elevated site above the Manawatū River is Te Motu o Poutoa, known also as Anzac Park but...

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BUGS! Our Backyard Heroes

Bugs are amazing!

You might think of them as small, hairy and a bit scary, but they can do...

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Nocturnia

UCOL’s Bachelor of Creative Media third year students present Nocturnia, an exhibition...

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Matatau

Matatau presents works by graduating students of the Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts programme at...

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Nerf Battle IV

The Nerf Battle returns for a fourth go!
A special round for ages 5-7 runs from 5.45-6.45pm;...

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Te Manawa Overload

Our laser tag event returns by popular demand!
Games are 30 minutes long; teams of 8. Ages 8+....

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Whānau Day

Te Manawa commemorates the 181st anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi with a day...

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Oro Atua

On 6 February from 1-2pm, join Grammy-winning artist Jerome Kavanagh for a journey through the...

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Bug Disco

Te Manawa opens its doors on the evening of 13 February for a disco with a difference. We invite...

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Manawatū Woodworkers' Guild

The craftspeople of the Manawatū Woodworkers’ Guild are masters of chisel and lathe. Come and...

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Spinners, Weavers & Embroiderers

With wheel and spindle, loom and dye, needles and hook, Spinners’ and Weavers’ Guild members...

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Stories

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Collecting after Covid

20 JanCollections

Every year Te Manawa adds dozens of items to its collections. Artworks to the art collection; artifacts of our society, past and present, to the heritage collection. Long before anyone...

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From Shed to Santa’s Cave

8 DecCommunity / Exhibitions

The smell of friction-scorched wood fills the air inside the Menz Shed on Racecourse Road. Conversation tries to rise above the buzz of power tools. It’s almost exactly like Santa’s...

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Towards past and future 

9 SepCollections / Exhibitions

A new exhibition now open at the Te Manawa Art Gallery celebrates the enduring importance of Māori visual arts education in Te Papaioea. “Toioho XXV – Ki Mua, Ki Muri” marks the...

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Important information during Covid-19

He pānui: Te huaketo

Important information during Covid-19

Learning

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Learning