Whau Festival 2016

A FREE LIVE MUSIC EVENT

Opening evening – celebrating pacific music. Introducing all Events and Hosts for the events.

​Wednesday 24th August 2016
6:30pm
The Creative Souls Project HQ
Avondale Intermediate School
12 Holly St
Avondale
Auckland

​Preschool Pacific Song Sessions

at Avondale, Blockhouse Bay and New Lynn public Libraries.
Pacific song and traditional instrument experimentation included in these sessions.

Thursday 25th 10-11am @ Avondale Library
Friday 26th August 10am – 11am @ New Lynn Library
​Friday 26th August 10:30-11am @ Blockhouse Bay Library


THE BASICS -PACIFIC COOKING CLASS AND ​PACIFIC FUSION TASTING SESSION

Palangi Wives Club class
​Learn 2 traditional pacific dishes including raw fish and a dish of the chefs choice
There are only 25 seats for this class and

Thursday 25th 6:30/7-9pm
Avondale Intermediate ​Spots for this event can be booked at www.eventbrite.co.nz from 20th of July

​Pacific Fusion Tasting Session

An opportunity to taste urban dishes inspired by the tastes of the pacific. Recipes and some ideas to help give your garden a whaunesian flare

Thursday 25th August 2016
6:30
Ecomatters
4 Olympic Pl
New Lynn
Auckland

CHORUS ON THE CORNER

Friday 26th August 6:30pm
Outside “All Goods Gallery”
Main Street Avondale
​Free Pork Buns and the sound of our Chorus group
​All Goods Gallery will also be open on this night

PACIFIC CRAFT MAKING SESSION

Pacific Craft Making session with the Aunties –
​Morning Teas is on us and traditional crafts are being taught and made.
​​Open session hosted by Glenavon Primary onsite in their school hall

Friday 26th August 2016
10.00am – 12.00pm
Glenavon Primary
340 Blockhouse Bay Rd
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland

WHAU THE PEOPLE @ ALL GOODS GALLERY
​THE ART OF TRADITION

​Exhibition open, the arts of tradition including Fijian Tapa, Siva Samoa, our from Nana to You portraits
​and artists working onsite

Saturday 27th August 2016
10.00am – 4.00pm
All Goods Gallery
1875 Gt North Rd
Avondale
Auckland

LANGUAGE NEST

Hosted by ATWC @ Avondale Baptist Church

Drop in learn a little of our pacific languages.
Samoan, Tongan, Niuean, Cook Island and Maori speakers available for you to learn the words you would like to learn or practise your language. This is a great session for preschool/kindy and teachers to attend.

Saturday 27th August 2016
12.00pm – 2.00pm
Blockhouse Bay Road
and New North Road
Avondale
Auckland

POLLYWOOD PACIFIC SHORT FILM ​& LIVE THEATRE NIGHT

Pacific Short Film and Pacific Theatre – Evening event showcasing pacific filmmakers and some live theatre performances by young actors. Pollywood Films and 2 PIPA graduates making it a real celebration of Pacific Theatre in our community
​Seats at this event can be booked at www.eventbrite.co.nz

​Friday 26th August 2016
6:30pm
​Saturday 27th August 2016
6:30pm
Blockhouse Bay Community Centre
524 Blockhouse Bay Rd
Auckland

UKULELE JAM

Ukulele Jam at the Sunday Market – Ukuleles out for playing at our local Sunday Market. Come have a jam before or after you get your week veggies. We have a ukulele to give away on the day so be sure to stop by

Sunday 28th
9.00am – 11.00am
Avondale Sunday Market
Ash street
Avondale
Auckland

PACIFIC BANQUET & CLOSING OF THE FESTIVAL

Pacific Banquet – a sit down pacific inspired feast hosted by Generation Ignite. Generation Ignite is a Charitable Trust in New Lynn who offer support to our young community including a newly opened food bank run in collaboration with their community garden. Invitations to this event are being sent out to community groups around the whau for them to gift to the whanau and supporters of their services. for more information about this event

Sunday 28th August 2016
New Lynn Community Centre
45 Totara Ave
New Lynn
Waitakere

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