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April 2019

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The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 19 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Friday 19 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Friday 19 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 19 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 19 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Friday 19 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Friday 19 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Performing Arts Aria Contest

Napier Performing Arts Aria Contest

The Aria Preliminaries will be held on Easter Saturday 20th April with the Aria finals held on Easter Sunday 21st April 2019.

Date: Saturday 20 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Sculpture Fun - 8 - 12 years

School Holiday Programme - Sculpture Fun - 8 - 12 years

Make a fabulous sculpture from driftwood to hang in your house or garden. Create a star, a fish, a moon, just let your imagination loose. All materials supplied Please wear old clothes Spaces are limited

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Animation & Greenscreen - 7-12 yr

School Holiday Programme - Animation & Greenscreen - 7-12 yr

Learn how to create an animation based on an ANZAC story. Dress up in costumes and have your photo taken in a WW1 scene. Bring a memory stick to share your experience with family Ages 7 – 12 years Limited Spaces

Date: Thursday 25 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you. Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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