Te Ara Patupaiarehe
DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 27 NOVEMBER.
The artists of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Waiu o Ngāti Porou invite you to attend the opening night of Te Ara Patupaiarehe.
Nestled in the heart of Ruatorea, in the forest trees of Manutahi hill, patupaiarehe the kaitiaki of our ngāhere have built their homes. According to Ngāti Porou folklore, patupaiarehe are the guardians and the spiritual embodiment of our environment.
We welcome you to experience the magic and whimsy of our Manutahi patupaiarehe, immerse yourself in the dense natural forest and all its beauty, and engage with our artists to celebrate the opening of Te Ara Patupaiarehe.
You can expect, music, food, activities, art, lights, nature and some special surprises throughout the evening. Please register to walk the trail, bring suitable footwear, use care and stay on the track.
With support from Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti, Ngāti Porou Whanui Forests, Hoea! Gallery and Project Space.