Kiri and Lou at the Library – Saturday 10 June to Sunday 22 October 2023

Kiri and Lou at the library is an exhibition exploring the world of feelings, childhood emotions, friendship and stop-motion animation.
It's on at Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery, Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga until Sunday 22 October 2023.

Kiri and Lou are the stars of a cool TV series for kids that's made right here in Ōtautahi. 

Kiri and Lou colouring in competition

We asked you to drop in your completed entries to one of our libraries between 1 and 15 August. Winners will be announced on 30 August and prizes will be awarded in two categories; 0-5 years and 6 years+.

Kiri and Lou in the July school holidays

Hide and Seek with Kiri and Lou

Create your own augmented reality forest and play hide and seek with Kiri and Lou! Free, no bookings required.
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Kiri and Lou stick puppets

Create your own magnificent forest for your favourite characters! Free, no bookings required. This is an unsupervised activity.
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More Kiri and Lou

Previous Kiri and Lou events

Oh my Spikes! Opening weekend fun
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June

Kiri and Lou at the Library invite you to explore the exhibition, watch episodes on the big screen, try a papercraft or follow a themed scavenger hunt during our fantastical opening weekend!

Saturday 10 June 1pm to 1.45pm: Special Storytime with Olivia Tennet

You are warmly invited to join our special storytime at Tūranga, celebrating Kiri and Lou at the Library with well known New Zealand dancer and actor Olivia Tennet. 

Olivia is the real life voice of yellow dinosaur Kiri.

Join us for a morning of fun and adventure, in Tautoru / TSB Space, Hapori / Community, Level 1
Free, no bookings required

Saturday 10 June 2.30pm to 3.30pm: Family Makerspace Craft

Hapori / Community, Level 1
Free, no bookings required

Dancing, Kiri + Lou storytime
Olivia and Susan lead everyone in a good old foot stamping time on a 2022 visit to Tūranga.