Te Wiki o Te Reo at Kāpiti Coast Libraries
Nau Mai, Haere mai. Join us and celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo at your local wharepukapuka.
Taki Rua: Te Kuia Me Te Pūngāwerewere
Taki Rua is New Zealand's leading Māori theatre company, touring works to diverse audiences throughout New Zealand.
They will perform a popular children's book, The Kuia and the Spider by Patricia Grace.
The show is performed in Te Reo Māori, but uses movement and hand gestures so everyone can follow along.
Ōtaki Library, 1.30pm -2.30pm, Monday 2 September.
Ruby Mae Hinepunui Solly
Ngā Taonga Puoru
Ruby (Kai Tahu) will give a special Te Reo Māori performance incorporating taonga pūoro.
Ruby has performed on many recordings and performed live with Whirimako Black and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra.
Paraparaumu Library, 1.30pm-2.30pm, Wednesday 11 September.
Kapu Ti & Kōrero: Tea & Tales
Te Wiki Special
Guest speaker Poropiti Rangitaawa
Poropiti is an accomplished musician with years of experience behind him.
He can be often seen touring with various well known NZ artists when not playing with the Pink Floyd Experience.
Poropiti will perform stories, poems, anecdotes and waiata.
Waikanae Library, 10.30am-11.30am, Thursday 19 September.
Kōrero Paki: Storytelling
Te Reo Tamariki Time
Enjoy bilingual stories, singing, dancing, music & fun.
Paraparaumu Library, Wednesday 4 September, 10.30-11am.
Waikanae Library, Tuesday 10 September, 10.30am-11am
Ōtaki Library,Thursday 19 September, 10.30-11am
Ako: Skills Café
Learn some simple techniques for hand building and make a plant pot out of clay.
Ōtaki Library, Friday 27 September, 10.30-12pm.
**Register for this event here