Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery

Located on Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga, Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery houses exhibitions that reflect the cultural identity and history of Christchurch and Canterbury.

Upcoming exhibitions

Whakaata Mai te Kūkūwai: Reflections from the wetlands exhibition Sunday 10 October 2021 to Monday 7 February 2022

I hora te mahi a te repo, a kai, a tāngata
Wetlands in abundance, food in abundance, people in abundance

Christchurch City Libraries are proud to be hosting the Ngāi Tahu exhibition Whakaata mai te Kūkūwai – Reflections from the Wetlands in Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery, Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga. The exhibition is open to the public from Sunday 10 October 2021 until Monday 7 February 2022.

Exploring and celebrating the special Ngāi Tahu relationship with wetlands, the exhibition provides an opportunity to view historic artefacts and learn about traditional Ngāi Tahu food-gathering known as mahika/mahinga kai.

Images of the exhibition

View images on the Whakaata mai te Kūkūwai – Reflections from the Wetlands exhibition on Flickr.

Previous exhibitions

View our Exhibitions page for more detail on previous shows.

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