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Wednesday 5 August 09:00am

Our Adult Reading Challenge is back, from 6th July to 7th September 2020. There are nine challenges to encourage you to read through these cold and wintry nights. Pop into your local library to register for free and pick ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

Contemporary printmaking exhibition by artists in New Zealand and The Netherlands.

In 1642, Dutch explorer Abel Tasman reached a new land in the Pacific Ocean and his cartographers named it New Zealand, after the ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

Aratoi holds a large collection of taonga Māori, entrusted to our care by Māori and Pākehā families. Many of the woven taonga – korowai, kete and piupiu - had been owned by local families since the 1800s.

The ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

Two 'tourists of photography' of different generations in a game of visual snap. Gavin Hipkins's new epic eighty-photo frieze The Homely II scrambles of images of New Zealand and Great Britain. This 'Victorian melodrama' ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

Wairarapa is on the verge of becoming a Dark Sky Reserve, a region dedicated to preserving the pristine night sky. Darkness is vital for human wellbeing, creatures’ life cycles, navigation and our own cultural and ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

"The Crescent Moon: the Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand" gives a face and a voice to New Zealand’s Muslims of Asian descent, who form the majority of Muslims both in this country and in the world as a whole.

In ...

Wednesday 5 August 10:00am

Every August, the colour yellow symbolises raising awareness and funds for the one in three New Zealanders who will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetime.

Aratoi’s pop-up exhibition of yellow works from ...

Wednesday 5 August 01:00pm

Contact Jan Hoskin on 06 308 8556

Come along and give it a go.

Bring your own ukulele or contact us to see if you can borrow a spare.

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