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June 19, 2014 4:30PM

Te Ao Mārama


Museum of Wellington City & Sea and Chamber Music New Zealand join forces this Matariki to bring to life the story of Ranginui (the sky father) and Papatūānuku (the earth mother).

Take a musical journey through all three floors of the award-winning museum with each space offering a new experience.

Talented local chamber musicians, taonga pūoro (traditional Māori instruments), classical instruments and New Zealand music combine to explore the Māori creation story of our land's movement from darkness into light.

There are two performances of this 1 hour family-friendly event in the same evening (5.30pm and 7.30pm).

Music performed will include:

Gillian Whitehead: Hineraukatauri Gareth Farr: Fanfare for Brass Quintet (première) David Farqhuar: Homage to Stravinsky Natalie Hunt: Matariki Gareth Farr: He Poroporoaki

along with improvised taonga pūoro works.

Read more at the Chamber Music New Zealand website.

Start time

June 19, 2014 4:30PM


Museum of Wellington City & Sea
Jervois Quay
New Zealand


Bookings are not required and entry is by koha/donation. Seating space will be limited and standing room will be available.