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      Feb 2018

      Autauhinera: Sisterhood

      80 years after the launch of this grassroots organisation an exhibition chronicling Te Arawa Women’s Health League opens at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria on Friday 1 December 2017. The Te Arawa Women’s Health League was founded by district nurse Robina Cameron with the support of Te Arawa elders in the Rotorua District in 1937. The league’s focus was the health of Maori women and children working through marae-based women’s committees. The need for such an organisation was revealed in the words of current league president Hariata Pikea. “Our people and babies were dying, the sanitation was poor, our homes had no water or sewerage, our babies – the mortality rate was so high. I can feel their tears today. Hope arrived in the 1930s, when Kamerana, the little Pakeha nurse, visited us in her Model T Ford and hoihoi (horse).” Stories told in Autauhinera: Sisterhood – Legacies of the Te Arawa Women’s Health League reflect the lives of women and children in the 1930s and early 1940s and reveals the reality of daily life for women at this time, along with the great sense of camaraderie that still holds true today. The exhibition, and related book, is the culmination of two years research led by Dr Laurie Morrison and researcher Raina Meha. Morrison acknowledges the Maori trusts and funding bodies that have made this project possible including the Women’s Health League, Ngati Whakaue Endowment Trust, Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Kearoa and Te Roro o Te Rangi Trusts. Rotorua Lakes Council and Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa assisted in research and provision of historical photographs for the book and exhibition.

      21

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz

    • 22

      Feb 2018

      Autauhinera: Sisterhood

      80 years after the launch of this grassroots organisation an exhibition chronicling Te Arawa Women’s Health League opens at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria on Friday 1 December 2017. The Te Arawa Women’s Health League was founded by district nurse Robina Cameron with the support of Te Arawa elders in the Rotorua District in 1937. The league’s focus was the health of Maori women and children working through marae-based women’s committees. The need for such an organisation was revealed in the words of current league president Hariata Pikea. “Our people and babies were dying, the sanitation was poor, our homes had no water or sewerage, our babies – the mortality rate was so high. I can feel their tears today. Hope arrived in the 1930s, when Kamerana, the little Pakeha nurse, visited us in her Model T Ford and hoihoi (horse).” Stories told in Autauhinera: Sisterhood – Legacies of the Te Arawa Women’s Health League reflect the lives of women and children in the 1930s and early 1940s and reveals the reality of daily life for women at this time, along with the great sense of camaraderie that still holds true today. The exhibition, and related book, is the culmination of two years research led by Dr Laurie Morrison and researcher Raina Meha. Morrison acknowledges the Maori trusts and funding bodies that have made this project possible including the Women’s Health League, Ngati Whakaue Endowment Trust, Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Kearoa and Te Roro o Te Rangi Trusts. Rotorua Lakes Council and Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa assisted in research and provision of historical photographs for the book and exhibition.

      22

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz

    • 23

      Feb 2018

      Autauhinera: Sisterhood

      80 years after the launch of this grassroots organisation an exhibition chronicling Te Arawa Women’s Health League opens at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria on Friday 1 December 2017. The Te Arawa Women’s Health League was founded by district nurse Robina Cameron with the support of Te Arawa elders in the Rotorua District in 1937. The league’s focus was the health of Maori women and children working through marae-based women’s committees. The need for such an organisation was revealed in the words of current league president Hariata Pikea. “Our people and babies were dying, the sanitation was poor, our homes had no water or sewerage, our babies – the mortality rate was so high. I can feel their tears today. Hope arrived in the 1930s, when Kamerana, the little Pakeha nurse, visited us in her Model T Ford and hoihoi (horse).” Stories told in Autauhinera: Sisterhood – Legacies of the Te Arawa Women’s Health League reflect the lives of women and children in the 1930s and early 1940s and reveals the reality of daily life for women at this time, along with the great sense of camaraderie that still holds true today. The exhibition, and related book, is the culmination of two years research led by Dr Laurie Morrison and researcher Raina Meha. Morrison acknowledges the Maori trusts and funding bodies that have made this project possible including the Women’s Health League, Ngati Whakaue Endowment Trust, Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Kearoa and Te Roro o Te Rangi Trusts. Rotorua Lakes Council and Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa assisted in research and provision of historical photographs for the book and exhibition.

      23

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz

    • 24

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz

      24

      Feb 2018

      Rotorua Dahlia Show

      Annual Show of Dahlia blooms from around the North Island. The public can enter their own garden blooms. Gold coin donation Anne - 350 1525.

    • 25

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz

    • 27

      Feb 2018

      Man's Best Friend

      February 16th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the dog. At Helium we love dogs, so what better way to celebrate than with a dog show! Join us for the opening of this diverse exhibition celebrating Man's Best Friend. 10% of the sales will be going to the SPCA. On the opening night we will have a cash bar with all proceeds going to the SPCA. During the exhibition, on March 3rd we are hosting a very special portrait day with Maxine Thompson. A completely unique and original piece of artwork of your dog. Price $50. All proceeds go to the SPCA. Bookings essential: info@heliumgallery.co.nz