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Matariki Exhibition: Aroha Mai

26 Jun 2021 to 13 Aug 2021
26 Jun - 13 Aug
Aroha Mai celebrates the traditional Maori medicine system, Rongoa, which uses nature as a way of healing.
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition, Festival
Nathan Homestead
70 Hill Road, Manurewa Auckland, 2102


Aroha Mai celebrates the traditional Māori medicine system, Rongoā, which uses nature as a way of healing. Featuring botanical study drawings and photographs of Rongoā plants, a portable live Rongoā garden and a virtual reality Rongoā Forest, the exhibition aims to entice your senses and fill your wairua.

Aroha Mai features work from Erin Forsyth, Richard Orjis, Donna Kerridge and Creature Post.

Image credit: Erin Forsyth, 2021 Kawakawa

Written by

Nathan Homestead

1 Jul 2021

Nathan Homestead is Manurewa's community arts centre. The historic Homestead was built in 1925 and is situated on nine acres of exquisite lawn and gardens. It has been kept in its original state and is a unique setting for all types of functions and occasions.