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December 2014

Stay tuned for more events coming up in February

23 December 2014 - 28 February 2015
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October 2015

Get on board and find out about the National Whale Centre

18 October 2015
The National Whale Centre Hub

Get on board and find out about the National Whale Centre Join the Project Director, Luit Bieringa,  for a talk/discussion at 4.00pm Sunday 18 October. All day screening of the 1930s film Whangamumu Whaling

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November 2015

Mandy Hager book launch

13 November 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for the book launch of Mandy Hager’s award winning book Singing Home the Whale - an a/v presentation.  Venue details to be confirmed. Mandy Hager's Singing Home the Whale wins 2015 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year A beautifully told story of hope and promise set in the tranquillity of the Marlborough Sounds, spanning issues of environment, conservation and relationships is the winner of this year’s Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award, in the prestigious New Zealand…

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For Kids – Mandy Hager book launch

14 November 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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This one's for the kids - join us for the book launch of Mandy Hager’s award winning  Singing Home the Whale. Venue TBC. Mandy Hager's Singing Home the Whale wins 2015 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year A beautifully told story of hope and promise set in the tranquillity of the Marlborough Sounds, spanning issues of environment, conservation and relationships is the winner of this year’s Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award, in the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards…

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Artists’ whale prints on display at Le Cafe

30 November 2015
Le Cafe, Picton, 12-14 London Quay
Picton, 7220 New Zealand
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The official launch of the Tuffery print has been delayed and instead all five artists prints are on display at Le Cafe over the coming month.

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December 2015

Hue & Cry – an exhibition at Diversion Gallery, Picton.

12 December 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Diversion Gallery, 10 London Quay
Picton, New Zealand
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The Diversion Gallery, Picton invites you to join them for their Christmas Preview of the show Hue & Cry: Saturday 12 December at 4pm Gallery address: 10 London Quay, Picton, open Weds-Sat 12-5pm. Exhibition runs to 23 January 2016 This dramatic screenprint by Michel Tuffery is the latest by leading artists raising funds for the National Whale Centre in Picton. It depicts a whale finding sanctuary with flower lei, not harpoons, being cast over it. Holiday hours: Closed 23-28 December;…

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March 2016

7×7: IMAGINING OUR OCEAN

3 March 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Picton Yacht Club Hotel, Conference Room, 25 Waikawa Rd
Picton, 7220 New Zealand
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Book now for this first ever Marlborough 7x7 event by phoning (03) 573 7876 or emailing info@nwc.org.nz Continue reading for detailed information on the presenters: Pala Molisa Dr Pala Molisa is a Ni-Vanuatu and lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington In the Eye of the Storm: the Pacific as Political Dr Pala Molisa is a Ni-Vanuatu who is Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Accounting and Commercial Law. His PhD, “Accounting for Apocalypse” investigates the role of accounting…

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June 2016

Ancestral Pasts, Oceanic Futures

25 June 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Port Marlborough Pavilion, 181 Waikawa Road
Picton, New Zealand
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$20

A winter fundraising event with a presentation by our Patron Dame Anne Salmond. Book your tickets via info@nwc.org.nz or phone 03 573 7876 Adult $20 Student/beneficiary $10  

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November 2016

Of Whales, Massacres & Mountains – a presentation by Peter Allport

11 November 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Picton Yacht Club Hotel, Conference Room, 25 Waikawa Rd
Picton, 7220 New Zealand
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$10

National Whale Centre Trust (NWC) trustee and Wellington-based businessman, Peter Allport, promises to take his audience on a wild adventure in his forthcoming illustrated presentation “Whales, Massacres and Mountains – A Mariner’s Tale” on the evening of November 11 at the Picton Yacht Club Hotel, Picton. Allport has historic whaling bloodlines and interests in conservation and tourism. He is Te Āti Awa and a descendant of James ‘Worser’ Heberley, a prominent whaler and trader in Te Awaiti in Marlborough in…

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May 2017

“Always Song in the Water” – Gregory O’Brien

5 May 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gregory O’Brien – Memorial Stout Fellow 2016 will be presenting his Stout Lecture “Always Song in the Water” on 5 May. This project is a collaboration between the National Whale Centre and the Milennium Public Art Gallery. The event will be held in Blenheim at a venue yet to be determined on the evening of 5 May.

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