Steampunk Convention

On Saturday, February 11th, will be a big event to:
• To promote the steampunk movement and culture to the existing steampunk community, so they can have resources to be more involved; and to the general public to find out what the steampunk movement is about.
• To contribute to and consolidate the activities of other individuals and groups throughout New Zealand, to promote and strengthen the movement throughout the country.

Taupo Museum Setting New Boundaries

Taupo Museum is setting some new boundaries with two impressive exhibitions. The exhibitions involve fine art shows from Tuwharetoa artists, specialist artists talks and installations: Nga Hauwahine e Whitu (our seven sisters) and Nga Mata Kaka (beacons of light). The two shows feature some of the highest achievers in contemporary Maori art.

Japan Festival of Wellington 2010

The second Japan Festival of Wellington is being held at the Town Hall on Sunday, 5th September 2010. Come and enjoy an afternoon of Japanese entertainers, food, crafts, and culture. The Festival will include a traditional Chin Don-Ya busking group from Osaka, karate and judo demonstrations, a tea ceremony performance, Taiko drumming, folk dancers, a Japanese anime film and even a children’s choir.