Pātaka Christmas and New Year hrs

22 Dec 2016 – 4 Jan 2017

Happy holidays from the team at Pātaka.

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fire song film still detail

FIRE SONG – Film + Discussion

Thu 15 December 2016, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter Adam Garnet Jones, Fire Song is a Canadian film that magnifies the life of a young, queer First Nations man forced to choose between his community and the world beyond. Struggling to support his grief-stricken family, Shane takes the audience on an emotional and unpredictable journey on being indigenous, gay, and young.

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pccs nominations

Porirua Creative Communities Committee Member Nominations

Due 6 Dec 2016

The Porirua Creative Communities Scheme is calling for new members to sit on the committee. We are seeking nominations for community representatives, in particular youth. Supported by Creative New Zealand and Pātaka Art + Museum the committee meets twice a year to allocate funding to successful applicants of the Creative Communities Scheme.

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If we never met – A wānanga on curating indigenous art

Wed 7 Dec 2016

Pātaka Art + Museum, with the support of Creative New Zealand, the Australian Arts Council and the Canadian Council for the Arts, are pleased to present a one day symposium on indigenous curatorial practice across the Pacific.

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Measina Festival 2016

30 Nov – 3 Dec 2016

Measina is a dance and theatre festival showcasing works by Pacific artists. The programme will include a performance of Purple Onion by Tupe Lualua from Le Moana. There will be a range of events for everyone including FREE matinee events during the day for kids/families and paid events for evenings.

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