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Matariki Maori New Year

Deaf Society of Canterbury 80 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch

What is Matariki? Why does Matariki stars have their names and what does they mean? Learn about its culture, history and its Maori tradition. We have an opportunity to have bread makinig and making weaving into Matariki stars. Cha’ntel, our local Deaf Maori community member will do the presentation



Waitangi Park 363 State Highway 2, Awatoto, Clive

Learn about the Matariki star cluster and follow a trail of luminous stones, a traditional practise of Ngāti Pahauwera to guide them at night following the reflective glow of the opunga stone in moonlight. We will first meet at Clive Hotel to gather and discuss Matariki, from there we will ... Read more


Community law Will and Power of Attorney

Zoom Online

Find out what an Enduring Power of Attorney is, what it means for your finances and wellbeing, how to set one up, and when it will come into force. Also find out what a Will is, and how you can use one to give things to the right people after ... Read more


Workshops on Te Tiriti o Waitangi with Deaf Community – Hamilton

Te Aratiatia Marae 25 Bankwood Road, Chartwell, Hamilton

This full-day interactive workshop includes: Why do we have a treaty? What did the signatories agree to? The history of colonisation in this country and its impacts today The relevance of Te Tiriti for Aotearoa & for the Deaf community No prior knowledge is necessary, all welcome. Morning tea, lunch ... Read more

Bring Your Own Piece – Introductory Paint

Woodside Studio 441 Anglesea Street,, Hamilton

Learn how to paint on small wooden piece (furniture) with chalk paint, type of brush suit & finish get smooth after paint.


Online Scams

Zoom Online

Learn tips about online safety and how to keep safe from online scams. It is important to join and learn about this because scams are increasing, and many people are losing their information and money. Important to know and to keep safe. Julie Carson from BNZ will be our presenter. ... Read more


Fire Watch

Deaf Aotearoa South Auckland 19B Ronwood Ave, Manukau

Want to learn how to use the fire extinguisher and also how to use the fire blanket for home kitchen.


Love food, hate waste

Jackie B Therapies 212A Courtenay Street,, New Plymouth

Food waste is a massive problem in New Zealand. Every year Kiwis send lots of food to landfill, all of which could have been eaten. Not only is wasting food costing us money, it is also bad for the environment. Love Food Hate Waste has tips and recipes to help ... Read more

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