Showing news for February 2010.
Polly Catlin-Maybury on 11 February 2010
A Kava Ceremony is being held on Level 1 at Puke Ariki on February 17th to mark the opening of a Fijian display.
Fijian ethnic treasures, traditional costumes and much more will be on display until the end of March.
It has been organised as part of the Community Languages programme which aims to develop a better understanding of the different cultures and groups living in Taranaki.
Polly Catlin-Maybury on 16 February 2010
Creative sustainability in Taranaki has received a $300,000 commitment from Shell Exploration NZ, in partnership with Puke Ariki.
The three year commitment has been made to the highly successful 60 Springs project which provides opportunities that inspire young people to develop innovative solutions towards a sustainable Taranaki.
Head of Shell New Zealand, Rob Jager, said; “The...
Polly Catlin-Maybury on 17 February 2010
More than 20,000 people can’t be wrong – Taranaki Fortunes is an exhibition not to be missed!
Don’t miss out – this is the last weekend of the popular Taranaki Fortunes: lost and won exhibition at Puke Ariki!
The doors close on the exhibition on Sunday (February 21) at 5pm so hurry along and discover the resourcefulness, doggedness and ingenuity that Taranaki people have...
Susette Goldsmith on 24 February 2010
The latest exhibition at Puke Ariki in New Plymouth has been 150 years in the making and is probably the most important ever shown.
“If in your lifetime you only come once to Puke Ariki, then I hope it is this exhibition that you see,” Manager Puke Ariki, Bill Macnaught, says. “We want it to provoke debate and discussion and to improve our understanding of...
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