Nau mai, Haere mai! Get out for the day these holidays while learning transferable skills about our country and its culture. For children 7 to 12 years of age. This course is not currently scheduled in 2023. Please express interest in the link below.
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Beat boredom this school holidays while doing something empowering in our 2-day programme to inspire and help children understand this country’s culture and indigenous perspectives.
Each day participants will get to make their own poi (ball-on-string), learn kapahaka (performing arts) skills, tītītorea (stick games), and other traditional games of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Parents & Caregivers are welcome to watch a final performance at 4pm on the last day.
Make your own poi to take home. Perform waiata. Understand poi for traditional training of warriors.
Stick games teach teamwork, hand-eye co-ordination, multi-tasking.
Learn an ancient call to arms and war dance.
Learn the skills of performing kapa haka. Perform as a group for our families. Show and recite the stories we have learned.
Learn singing skills and perform songs with actions.
Course fee includes materials.
Your lunch each day. A water bottle. Bring a rain jacket as we'll spend a little time outside.
Children 7 - 12 years who can follow instructions well and participate in games with others. Children should have reasonable fine motor skills for poi-making.