Matariki hunga nui | Matariki of many people – Toi Matariki | Exhibition 2022

Cleo Thorpe-Ngata

A collection of creative reflections from our community with a focus on telling our stories and working together.  This exhibition will open on Saturday 18 of June and will be open through to the winter school holidays to give whanau and friends a good opportunity to see the wondrous Matariki inspired creations.  

Waiata Mai – Matariki

Nau mai, haere mai. All Welcome.   Join the library team and Gisborne District Council’s Ngā Manu Tīoriori for a session of waiata.

Te Ara i Whiti

“Ko Matariki te whetu hei arataki e – Let Matariki guide the way”  – Tuini Ngawai Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival is proud to celebrate the season of Matariki with the triumphant return of Te Ara i Whiti. Te Ara i Whiti is an interactive visual arts experience primarily composed of illuminated installations and sculptural works […]

The F Word

Due to the recent community outbreak of COVID-19 Omicron and the move to a Red Light COVID protection framework across Aotearoa, it is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the cancellation of the February offering of Te Tairawhiti Arts Festival. _____________________________________ THE F WORD: Songs of Feminism in Country Music From Dolly to the […]