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Mighty Small, Mighty Bright

This summer, take a hands-on journey through the science of light, lasers and nanotechnology...

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A Songless Land

Whanganui-based artist Sue Cooke’s new exhibition A Songless Land eulogises lost New Zealand...

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Fibre Fest

Come along for a day filled with fibre textiles and grab yourself a local bargain!

Sunday 8th...

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Curiosity Lab Chemistry Show

The Curiosity Lab presents amazing chemistry experiments with Dr Rafea Naffa that’ll blow your...

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Friday Creative Kids

Our after-school art programme aims to inspire kids and let them express themselves using a...

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Science Explorers

Discover and unlock the secrets of the world around us! This term’s activities have a focus on...

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Tuesday Creative Kids

Our after-school art programme aims to inspire kids and let them express themselves using a...

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Pancake Art Challenge

23 February is World Pancake Day, and we’re inviting you to our place to make a really...

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Upcycling Club

Join the Upcycling team to see how one person’s trash can be made into your treasure. Turn...

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Manawatū Spinners' and Weavers' Guild

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

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Mirror Magic

A favourite exhibition returns to Te Manawa!

A kaleidoscope of different experiences awaits in...

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Animalia

An exhibition of artworks from the Te Manawa collection with an animal theme. Includes painting,...

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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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Art Gallery - G2

Te Manawa stores part of its collections on 24 floor-to-ceiling racks. The racks hold objects...

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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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Active Tots

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

Nau mai, haere mai!...

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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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NOA Open Studio

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

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Dino Dig

Weather permitting: The Dino dig is an outdoor garden with sandpits and tools in which kids can...

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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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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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Kids' TM

Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of...

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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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Manawatū Journeys

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

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