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All in for Arts | Tauranga

Tuesday, 17 November 2020
7:30 am — 9:00 am
Tauranga Art Gallery
108 Willow Street, Tauranga 3141

All in for Arts He waka toi e eke noa nei tātou – Tauranga

This spring, The Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi is hitting the road with Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, Chartwell Trust, The Lion Foundation, Coffee Supreme and Noble & Savage, visiting 10 centres on the Great New Zealand Arts Journey.

The arts and creativity are offering hope during these times, and right now are making an impact in our homes, schools, towns and cities. That’s why we’re heading to all four corners of Aotearoa listening, gathering and sharing stories of how creativity is making a difference to communities across the country.

We invite you to attend a free breakfast and to hear stories about the impact the arts are having on everyday life in Tauranga and illuminate the value of the arts to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Speaker line-up includes:

  • Simon O’Neill, 2005 Arts Foundation Laureate, Opera Singer
  • Ria Hall, Singer/musician, previous Director of Tauranga Arts Festival
  • James Hughes, Leading New Zealand specialist on climate change and resilience at Tonkin + Taylor
  • Lavina Good, Sports Commentator, Good Neighbour Food Rescue
  • Samuel Tomaszyk, film and theatre maker, founder of a youth arts space in Te Puke
  • Tenby Powell, Mayor of Tauranga

Calling all arts lovers and unlikely arts lovers. Come along and listen to stories from well-known members of your community, share your story and a cuppa. Secure your spot today. Places are limited to 100 (at the moment).