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Check out the new interactive exhibition profiling pioneering Kiwi heart clinicians and their brave patients opening on 5 November 2018 in Jean Batten Square.
Celebrating the New Zealand cardiac story, Brave Hearts is an exhibition developed by the Auckland Medical Museum Trust (AMMT) with support from Auckland University of Technology (AUT), which explains how the heart works, how heart disease is investigated and the largely untold story of New Zealand's leading role in the evolution of heart surgery.
Dates: 5 November 2018 until 5 March 2019
Cost: Children are free to enter the exhibition and the gold coin koha from adults will be donated to charity.
During term time the exhibition will be open to the public from 3pm until 6pm on weekdays. On weekends and during school holidays the exhibition will be open to the public from 9am until 6pm. The exhibition will be closed on public holidays.Groups of more than 20 should pre-book by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or for Further information
School Holiday Activities and Reading ChallengeDate: 14 December 2018 - 3 February 2019See all the details for an action-packed programme of events and activities HERE.
Learn how to find
whakapapa, land and historical information using the Māori Land Court Minute
Book Index with guidance from the Rotorua Library Heritage & Research
Date: Thursday 6 December, 5.30-7.00pm
Venue: iMac suite, Second Floor, Rotorua library Te Aka Mauri, 1127 Haupapa St
Cost: $5 per person. Payment can be made at the library.Booking: Booking is essential. Book online or contact Rotorua Library.
It is possible that in the future we may hold an evening session although we are unable to confirm dates at this stage. If you would like to register your interest for an evening session, please fill in the online registration of interest form.Made possible thanks to our iMac Computer Suite Programmes Partner, Tompkins Wake.
Christmas Cards for People Alone this Christmas
Many elderly people in rest homes do not get visitors or cards at Christmas. Come along to this craft morning to make some Christmas cards for someone who might feel lonely during the holidays.
For more information, go to www.sendinglove.co.nz or visit the Facebook page: Sending Love – Christmas Cards for those Alone this Christmas. Thank you for putting a smile on someone's face this Christmas!
When: Saturday 8th December, 10am-12pm
Venue: Ground Floor, Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri
Cost: No charge
Booking: No booking required and sessions are open to all ages.
Learn how to find whakapapa, land and historical information using the Māori Land Court Minute Book Index with guidance from the Rotorua Library Heritage & Research specialists.
Date: Thursday 20 December, 5.30-7.00pm Venue: iMac suite, Second Floor, Rotorua library Te Aka Mauri, 1127 Haupapa St
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