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Thursday 27 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 ...

Thursday 27 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 ...

Thursday 27 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 ...

Thursday 27 August 10:30am

Art on Screen Series
A series of films providing an inside look at art, artists, and museums around the world.

A Friends of Aratoi initiative with the generous support of The Screening Room.

A cinematic journey ...

Friday 28 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 ...

Friday 28 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' ...

Friday 28 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 ...

Friday 28 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 ...

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