Posted on Friday July 28, 2017
A selection from Te Papa’s events programme. Click the links to see the full details on the Te Papa website.
Mon 17 Jul–Mon 2 Oct 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm
On Mondays from 17th July to 02 October, discover New Zealand’s diverse and original contemporary writers in this lunchtime series, run by the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington.
Fri 28 Jul, 9am – Sun 13 Aug 2017, 11pm, Soundings Theatre, Cost: Full cost $18.50, Student $15, Child $12.50
The New Zealand International Film Festival is on in Wellington Fri 28 Jul to Sun 13 Aug, and once again Te Papa’s Soundings Theatre is one of the official venues.
Mon 31 Jul 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4, Free
American poet Marianne Boruch notes that ‘Both poetry and the essay come from the same impulse—to think about something and at the same time, see it closely, carefully, and enact it.’
Sat 5 Aug 2017, 10am–4pm, Oceania, Level 3, Free
Interested in learning more about engineering or just want to learn more about how the world works? See innovative engineering up close and personal at the Engineering Expo. Ideal for families or school age children, primary through to secondary
Writers on Mondays: Poetry Quartet - Louise Wallace, Hannah Mettner, Maria McMillan & Airini Beautrais
Mon 7 Aug 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4. Free
Come and hear New Zealand poetry in a reading and discussion chaired by poet and novelist Anna Smaill.