He Kete Rau Mahara

2020-11-12T00:00:00

​​​​​He Kete Ra​u Mahara | Local Heritage Week

He Kete Rau Mahara - Basket of a hundred memories


Have you ever wondered where Rotorua street names originated from or why a reserve is called a particular name?  What kind of documents are held in Rotorua Library Archives and what is the Rotorua Town Agreement?  During He Kete Rau Mahara | Local Heritage Week you’ll be able to find out.  Click on the brochure pic to see the full programme.


23 – 29 NOVEMBER 2020

Tō Tātau Taone – Our Town: Historical Films and Photographs
A talk on early films and photographs of Rotorua, including photographers such as Arthur Illes or the Burton Brothers, and their works.

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
10am, Monday 23 November
12:15pm, Friday 27 November


Wō Tātau korero - Our Stories: Digital Storytelling
Showing examples of the use of digital technology, in particular Google Earth Web and ArcGIS storymaps, to tell location based heritage stories. 

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
12:15pm, Monday 23 November


Museum Collection: Behind the Scenes
Take this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Rotorua Museum Collection.  Learn about how the museum collects, how we care for the collection and view some of the objects in the museum's care.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
To book, please email tori.williams@rotorualc.nz or phone 07 351 8055
2pm, Monday 23 November
2pm, Wednesday 25 November
10am Thursday 26 November

 FOR CHILDREN:

Rotorua Landmarks with LEGO
Join the LEGO leaders to build some of Rotorua's most iconic buildings using our huge LEGO set.
Makerspace, 2nd Floor, Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri
3.30pm, Monday 23 November 

He Pī Ka Rere
Kirsty will lead a special session of our weekly programme for under 5's that celebrates Rotorua and our people.
Children's Area, Ground Floor, Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri
10am, Tuesday 24 November


Heritage and Research team presents...
a snapshot of the Rotorua Library Archives with a Q&A session.
Presented by Ani, Alison, Graeme and Trish
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
12:15pm, Tuesday 24 November

 

 Rotorua's Reserves Central
The story of some of our reserves in the inner cityincluding a famous tank and pirate ship! 

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
2pm, Tuesday 24 November

 

Ko te Kirimana:  The Rotorua Township Agreement
The story of the agreement between the Crown and Iwi in 1880 which, amongst other things, saw the birth of the Rotorua township.

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
12:15pm, Wednesday 25 November
4pm, Thursday 26 November


 

Tō Tātau Whenua: researching history through land
An introduction to the Maori Land Court, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and Rotorua Lakes Council records and how they can be used for local history or family research.

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
4pm, Wednesday 25 November


Visit our Archives Room
Join a member of the Library Heritage & Research Team to take part in a guided tour and Q&A session.

Archive Room, 2nd Floor
Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
2pm, Thursday 26 November


 
Origins
A talk on the origins of some of our street names located c
entrally, as well as East and West of the City. 

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
10am, Friday 27 November 


To Tatau P
una Rangahau: an introduction to Māori research at Te Aka Mauri and beyond

An introduction to Maori research using resources at Te Aka Mauri, as well as places such as National Archives and the National Library. 

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
10am, Saturday 28 November


To Tatau Puna Rangahau: Māori land research work
shop
An introduction to researching history and whakapapa through the Maori Land Court records.

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
12:15pm, Saturday 28 November

To Tatau Puna Rangahau: an introduction to the Waitangi Tribunal Record of Inquiry research
An introduction to a document bank filled with a treasure trove of information created by various local Waitangi Tribunal hearings; research reports, copy of archive materials, maps etc.

Presented by B.T. Manley
Ground Floor
Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
2pm, Saturday 28 November​

The first 50 years of the Bath House
Join Ann Somerville to discover the history of the iconic Rotorua building now known as Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa Rotorua Museum.  Ann will explore the first 50 years of the building including the rise and fall of the Great South Seas Spa.

Presented by Ann Somerville
Ground Floor, Rotorua Library, Te Aka Mauri
2pm, Sunday 29 November





All events and tours are free though a koha is appreciated.













Page reviewed: 20 Nov 2020 9:08am