Te Puutake o Te Riri Wars – South Taranaki Land War Commemorations
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
I Shall Not Die - New Zealand Wars Documentary Series
16 - 21 October, 10am - 4pm
Aotea Utanganui - Museum of South Taranaki
In the Museum theatre we are screening the New Zealand Wars 1-5 in commemoration of the South Taranaki Land Wars of 1860-1872. Discover why it was necessary for ancestral Māori to fight, and why after 145 years, their descendants endure. The New Zealand Wars series takes a new look at the history of Māori vs. Pākehā armed conflict, and was written and presented by historian James Belich. Playing daily in the media theatre at Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki.
Site Visit to Turuturu-Mokai
Saturday 21 October, 10am
Join Te Hapimana King (Aotea Utanganui Education and Activities Officer) at Turuturu-mokai and discover the rich history of this pā site. In commemoration of the South Taranaki Land Wars, Te Hapimana will enlighten you on the significance of the siege fought here in 1868.
Kēmu Patapatai/Quiz Night
How well do you know South Taranaki?
Friday 3 November, 6 - 8pm
Southern Lounge, TSB Hub, Hāwera
First prize: $100, Second prize: $75, Third prize: $50
Maximum of 12 Tables, Minimum of 4 people, No entry fee, Alcohol-free, Refreshments available
To register a team, email: Wiremu.More@yandex.com by Thursday, 2 November, 2017
Karawhiua!/Go for it!
Guide yourself around the sites of the First Taranaki War
Download Taranaki Wars, a free app created by Heritage Taranaki, available on Apple App Store and Google Play.
Tour 15 battle sites of the first phase of the Taranaki War (1860 - 1861) which takes you from New Plymouth's Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary, out to Waitara, and then back to Waireka on the other side of the city