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Category Archives: Māori
Rehua marae is hosting carols at the pā again this year on December 1, from 5-8pm at 79 Springfield Rd. Take a picnic, a blanket, the whanau and enjoy. It’s one of the highlights of the year in St Albans.
Keep the family entertained and raise funds to repair the Wharenui at Rehua Marae in Springfield Road on October 4. The first screening is for The Silent One at 3pm followed by Boy at 6pm. American hot dogs and other … Continue reading
Location: Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield RoadTime: February 6 from 10am-2pm Description: Open Day at the Marae with activities for tamariki, weaving, mirimiri etc. $10.00 Hangi at 1.30pm. To order, presales are being taken on 03 355 5615 or 027 245 … Continue reading
Whanau members, community workers and local musicians made for a great night when the marae hosted carol singing on the evening of December 6.
The leadership role of Rehua Marae in response to the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 was highlighted by Emma Rawson from the Canterbury District Health Board at the Public Health Association’s annual conference in New Plymouth recently.
The repaired Linwood Community Arts Centre at the corner of Worcester Street and Stanmore Road is hosting an exhibition and classes showcasing contemporary and traditional Maori art and cultural activities during September.
Location: Rehua Marae, Springfield Road Time: June 29 10am-4pm Description: The open day includes a jewellery workshop (bookings only) Mahi Toi, Mirimiri, Kapa Haka, Raranga, storytelling and Christchurch City Library children’s activities. Presentations include Rongoa Maori and Mataraki. The day … Continue reading
Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge, corner of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: Saturday, April 13 at 10:00am till lunchtime Description: Find out more about the history of the Treaty of Waitangi and discuss (democratic) rights around the rebuild. … Continue reading
Ara Tai Rakena speaks six languages and it all started in St Albans. Find out where this has taken the multilingual, local lad in this article in the New Zealand Herald.