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Art & Culture
TO 11 AUGUST
TAPAWHA -- Four artists from the Porirua and Wellington region show their latest
works including paintings and fax weaving installations.
TO 15 SEPTEMBER MARIAN MAGUIRE - TITOKOWARU'S DILEMMA -- A masterful lithographic
suite inspired by the exploits of Taranaki Titokowaru, a charismatic leader and
advocate for peace during the 19th century New Zealand land wars. Accompa-
nying the exhibition is a catalogue with contributions by Elizabeth Rankin, James
Belich, Giovanni Tiso, Anne Salmond and Keri Hulme.
TO 15 SEPTEMBER REFUGEE -- Why are there nearly 35 million refugees in the world? What are
they feeing from? Where are they living and what are their chances of resettle-
ment? Refugee answers these questions with a series of facts and fgures about
refugees around the world, including interviews with refugees who have resettled
TO 29 SEPTEMBER ROB MCLEOD - IMPOSTERS, ALIENS AND ANGELS -- Rob McLeod has cre-
ated a phantasmagorical parade of colourful cardboard cartoon-like giants and
angels. McLeod's mixed media installations - caricatures of stressed offce work-
ers, cowboys, banshees and ogres will be leaping off the walls of Pataka plus an
exhibition of domestic paintings & constructions in the Blue Pacifc Gallery.
TO 13 OCTOBER MICHAEL - DARK CLOUD: WHITE LIGHT -- Joseph Michael has taken his
passion for time-lapse photography and captured a dramatic day in the life of 12
epic New Zealand landscapes. His new media exhibition takes viewers into some
of New Zealand's remotest spots to reveal their changing moods over 24 hours.
TO 27 OCTOBER UKU RERE - Nga Kaihanga Uku and beyond -- A ground-breaking exhibition
in partnership with Toi Maori, showing ceramics by the fve principal members of
Nga Kaihanga Uku: Baye Riddell, Manos Nathan, Colleen Urlich, Wi Taepa and
Special Events and Festivals
MUSIC AND POETRY AT THE METRO -- OPEN MIC 4pm to 5pm. Perform your
own material, be it cover songs or original home grown music, poetry, dance,
magic, or comedy. This is followed by our featured artists for the month. Metro-
politan Restaurant and Bar, 7 Lydney Place. 4pm - 6pm.
THE ART OF INNOVATION WORKSHOPS -- The difference between what is
and what could be, and refecting on this allows change to occur. Phone 237
1511 to book. 10am - 4pm. $60. Pataka.
17- 18 AUGUST
THE INSPIRATION FOR BETTER HEALTHY LIVING -- Alternatives healing,
health and wellness. Entry $10. 10am - 5pm. Te Rauparaha Arena.
MARKET @ PATAKA -- In the Spine from 11am to 3pm. Featuring a unique
collection of locally made designer homewares, clothing, craft creations and
gourmet food products.
24- 25 AUGUST
WELLINGTON PAPER ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW -- Leading paper arts and
crafts retailers offering the latest products with free demonstrations and mi-
ni-classes. Entry $9 wknd or $5 Sun. 10am - 5pm. Te Rauparaha Arena.
31 AUG - 1 SEPT TITAHI BAY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY SPRING FLOWER SHOW -- Raffes
and Plant sales.Saturday, 1pm-5pm with Floral Art demo. Sunday, 10am-3.30pm
with spinning and knitting displays. Entry $2. Paremata School.
EVERY SATURDAY PORIRUA SATURDAY MARKET -- Busy, colourful market. Fresh fruit and veg-
etables, fowers, ethnic food, coffee, baking, eggs and poultry, crafts. Hot food
from midnight and fresh produce and other stalls from 5am to 12noon.
UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE, THE EXHIBITIONS, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
LISTED ABOVE ARE HELD AT PATAKA MUSEUM OF ARTS & CULTURES, CNR
PARUMOANA & NORRIE STREETS, PH 237 1511. LISTINGS ACCURATE ON DAY
North Porirua Baptist Church,
Discovery Dr. Wellington Male Voice
Choir, Aug 4, 2.30pm, $15 from 234
6242 or $20 at the door.
Pataka Museum, Parumoana St.
Sunday concert series: Whitireia
School of Music jazz combos, Aug 4,
Pataka Museum, Parumoana St.
Marian Maguire s Titokowaru s
Dilemma, until Sept 15; Uku Rere:
Nga Kaihanga Uku & Beyond, until
Oct 27; Joseph Michael s Dark
Cloud: White Light, until Oct 13; Rob
McLeod s Imposters, Aliens and
Angels, until Sept 29; Refugee, until
Helen Smith Community Room,
Pataka Museum. Aspects of the Wai-
rau Affray, a presentation by John
and Hillary Mitchell of Mitchell
research, Aug 3, 1.30pm.
New Zealand Police Museum,
Papakowhai Rd. Junior detective
mystery, suitable for 7 to 12-year-
olds, July 30 till Aug 1, 10am till
5pm, free. New Zealand Police
Museum activity book, till July 31,
10am till 5pm, free.
Ngatitoa Domain Hall, Pascoe
Ave. Taoist Tai Chi beginners class,
July 31, 7pm till 8.30pm, free.
Porirua Library, Parumoana St.
Book launch: Our Big Box by Gemma
Lovewell, Aug 1, 4pm. Preschool
storytime July 31, Aug 2, 10.15am.
Bee s baby time, Aug 1, 10.30am.
Tawa Community Centre, Cam-
bridge St. Bodevolve pilates mat
classes, July 31, 6pm; Aug 1, 9.30am;
Aug 5, 7.30pm; $10, 027 292 3944.
That s Better, 1a/73 Kenepuru Dr.
Ladies pamper evening with speaker
Suzanne Fahey. Includes food, drink
and massage, Aug 2, 7pm, $30 from
Rugby -- Hardham Cup final,
Norths v Wellington, Hutt Rec-
reation Ground, Sunday, 1pm. Jubi-
lee Cup final, Tawa v Ories, Hutt
Recreation Ground, 3pm.
League -- Wellington club prelimi-
nary final, Porirua Vikings v Univer-
sity, Ascot Park, Saturday, 2.30pm.
Football -- Wellington United v
Tawa, Newtown Park, Saturday,
2.30pm; Western Suburbs v Olympic,
Endeavour Park, Saturday, 2.30pm.
New Zealand indoor paintball
championships, Te Rauparaha
Arena, August 2, 3, 4, free entry.
Best days for spectators are
Saturday and Sunday.
Success for Porirua band
Months of intensive rehearsal time
paid dividends for the Trust Porirua
City Brass at the recent New Zea-
land championships in New Ply-
The contest attracted 30 bands in
Trust Porirua was first equal with
Hamilton City Brass Band in the B
division, having finished second in
the street march.
Since the championships, two
band members, Tawa College
students Ashleigh Smith-Lines and
Matt Hurnen, have been chosen in
the national secondary schools band.
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