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Whakapapa Project, throughout FESTA (Labour Weekend)

Regan Stokes, Joshua Toki, Damien Taylor, Kate Walsh, Olivia Proctor, Darren Botha and Matthew Sampson, with assistance from Dr Te Maire Tau, Jessica Halliday, Annelise Zwaan, Chris Reddington, Ronan Broad & Alex Woodham.(Kaiako of Ako Māori community night classes – www.akomaori.wordpress.com)

Runs throughout FESTA (Labour Weekend)

Tour: Monday 27 Oct, 1pm

What stories and histories are embedded in our city landscape? Whakapapa literally means “to be grounded”; this project seeks to increase cultural locatedness within Ōtautahi Christchurch by highlighting five significant Māori sites in the form a treasure hunt trail.

At each site there is a free informative zine booklet for you to collect; can you find them all? The first site is along the riverbank in Victoria Square, next to a tī kōuka (cabbage tree)…

Date: September 30, 2014