Pātaka is open over Easter

Good Fri-Easter Mon 2016

Pātaka’s gallery spaces will be open over the Easter break.

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Public Talk – Ocean Wellness and the plastic problem

Sun 13 Mar 2016, 2pm (replacing 13 April talk advertised)

Plastic that pollutes our oceans and waterways has severe impacts on our environment. Get beyond bags and bottles and think about being plastic free with our pecha kucha style presentations from some real experts.

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Indonesian Gamelan performance – THE FIRST SMILE

Sun 13 March, 2pm, Bottle Creek Gallery

The First Smile is a set of gamelan instruments and accompanying set of wayang kulit puppets, from Cirebon, West Java, which were brought to New Zealand in 1974 by Allan Thomas. This is your last chance to hear an amazing musical performance in our Bottle Creek Gallery space, and to farewell the shadow puppets before the exhibition closes.

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Chalk About

10 March 2016

Revel in the creativity of this highly inventive show for kids and their families where performers Christine and Niels take the old playground game of making chalk outlines (kids are invited to help) and turn it into a playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how we fill in the outlines of each other’s identities.

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New Zealand Festival 2016 – ARCHIE ROACH

Sat 27 Feb 2016, 7.30pm

The New Zealand Festival 2016 invites you to an intimate concert with beloved Australian artist and activist: the legendary Archie Roach. Roach has performed with the likes of Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Patti Smith, and is one of the leading artists in the show dirtsong, also part of the 2016 Festival.

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