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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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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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Manawatū Woodworkers' Guild

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

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Active Tots

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

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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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Water Room

The Water Room is setting sail with a new programme of activities that concentrates on learning through play for toddlers and young children. It...

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Heritage Building Tours

The Te Manawa site includes two historic buildings: the Awahou schoolhouse and the cottage, Totaranui, believed to be the oldest residence in...

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Art Gallery - G1

"Along with composition and media, artists explore scale when realising their ideas. " This selection of large artworks from the Te Manawa...

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Art Gallery - G2

"Te Manawa stores part of its collections on 24 floor-to-ceiling racks." The racks hold objects that range from wall-mounted sculptures and...

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Art Gallery - G5

These works from the collection by women photographers celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage. From the groundbreaking...

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Art Gallery - G4

"Many items in the art collections are works on paper. We’re in the process of photographing every single piece." Unlike framed paintings or...

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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 reflect. The artworks within it reflect no...

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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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Palmerston North Hospital 125 Years

An exhibition of objects and images from Palmerston North Hospital to mark the Hospital's 125th anniversary, including a full-scale replica of a...

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Santa's Cave

Santa's Cave celebrates its 100th birthday this year! The space has been transformed to capture the feel of the original Collinson &...

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Matatau 2018

Matatau 2018 straddles territories of people and culture, land and environment. Concepts that have evolved respond to space and ownership, the...

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Eat Sleep Create Repeat

Photographers, Illustrators, Animators, Directors, Cinematographers, Modellers, Designers: all things we once aspired to be and now are. We are...

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Santa's Cave - Grown-ups Night

Santa hasn't forgotten the grown-ups! Christmas is for all ages, but tonight is just for adults. Hosted tour, a glass of bubbly and nibbles...

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Twilight Beach Walk – Himatangi Beach to Foxton Beach

Take a 10km coastal stroll along the wild West Coast of New Zealand with Robert Hodgson and others as your guides. The Twilight Beach Walk is the...

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The Pohangina Experience Walks

The Kahikatea Walk is an easy 45 minute guided walk in the Pohangina Valley with a great introduction to nature. A guide will lead us along an...

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Tara-Mana Tararua Crossing

The Tara-Mana Crossing is a serious tramp over the Tararua Ranges starting on the Naenae Track and taking you from the Tararua region to the...

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Totara Reserve Fern Walk

The popular Totara Reserve Fern Walk, hosted by Horizons Regional Council in the Pohangina Valley, some 35kms from Palmerston North, leads you...

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The Tawa Loop Walk – Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge

Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge, with its native bush, wildlife and stunning views, is one of Manawatu’s icons and is the scenic divide between the...

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Sculpture Walk with Te Manawa

Join this relaxed guided walk with Te Manawa’s Toni Edmeades to explore the many art sculptures throughout the centre of Palmerston...

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Oroua – Tunipo Tramp

This is a fantastic opportunity to venture into the Ruahine Ranges to the headwaters of the picturesque Oroua River and see the habitat of the...

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Mana-Tara Tararua Crossing

Starting in Manawatu, the Mana-Tara Crossing takes you up onto the Tararua Ranges along North Range Road, and down into the Tararua District to...

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Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge Walk

Nested between the Manawatu and Tararua mountain ranges and home to an array of native birds and trees, the 11.2km Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge...

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