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matARiki Sculpture Trail

Monday 10 June to Sunday 30 June 2024




Mon 10 June to Sun 30 June


Te Papa o Ngā Manu o Porotakataka and The Strand waterfront grass area, Tauranga

A family friendly Matariki themed exhibition event that uses Augmented Reality - held along The Strand on the waterfront grass area in Tauranga city centre and Te Papa o Ngā Manu Porotakataka, Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui.

The exhibition event runs from the 10 June to 30 June, 2024, 8am - 5pm. Signage is displayed along the trail, where users scan QR codes with their phones to view augmented reality sculptures.

There are seven artists in the sculpture trail, these include Jared Wikeepa, Chris Bailey, Reweti Arapere, Rangituhia Hollis, Kereama Taepa, River Jayden and Julie Paama-Pengelly. The exhibition event is a free event that the public can enjoy.

It exposes the public to art and artists that use digital technology as their medium. It especially caters to families and is a great way for children to interact with artwork in an engaging way that is also educational. This event is the first of its kind for Tauranga. 

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