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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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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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NOA Open Studio

Come join NOA for twice-weekly facilitated drawing sessions in the Te Manawa foyer. NOA is both an acronym for Notes Of Art and Te Reo for...

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SuperNova

SuperNova follows Nova by showcasing new stories and people behind selected art and objects acquired by Te Manawa between 2011 and 2016; this time the...

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6148 Cups of Coffee

This exhibition will showcase portfolio projects from students in their final year of study from UCOL’s Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging...

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Brick Flicks

Brick Flicks brings together photography and hands-on creativity using LEGO, the world's most popular toy. Photographer Warren Elsmore has...

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Doors - Hyper Objects of The Chthulucene

“James Robinson shows us a world that is tangled up with stuff that is both human and non-human, organic and inorganic. His encrusted, collaged...

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Summer Haze

Summer Haze features 24 works from the collection that evoke summer heat, summer fun and summer adventures. Alongside these are some larger...

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Active Tots

A programme for the under - 5s, focused on self-directed play and exploration.

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Creative Tots

A chance to create and explore for under-5s. Using art, crafts and sensory experiences, spend time with your tot exploring the world around them....

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Manawatu Walking Festival

The Manawatu Walking Festival has 12 different guided walks catering for all fitness types. The festival starts with a Sunset Beach walk and...

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Lego Masterclass

Want to build the ultimate LEGO masterpiece but don't know where to start? Come and discover the process of planning, designing, acquiring the...

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Stories

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With strange aeons

10 JanExhibitions

  Doors are usually the gateways to a journey. Open them, go through them, ta-dah. Everyone’s heard this story. James Robinson looked at doors and decided to make the tale about them...

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A Christmas Shopping List

13 DecCommunity / Events

When Christmas looms with no ideas Or presents inspiration lacks Don't fret! Don't fear! We're here to help! Te Manawa takes up the slack A shopping list we've here prepared All things...

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The Painter in the Painting

3 NovEvents / Exhibitions

On 5 September, artist Euan Macleod (above, at left) and his friend, curator Gregory O'Brien, gave a talk in Gallery One, discussing the works of the Painter exhibition. This is the text of that...

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Venue Hire

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Venue Hire

WAITANGI DAY 2018

Te Rā ō Waitangi - Feb 6

WAITANGI DAY 2018