Waiata ki te Wai – Wed 13 November

Waiata ki te Wai  – Songs for Water 

Wednesday 13 November, 12pm to 1.15pm, at 211 Oxford Tce, on the banks of the Ōtākaro River between Colombo St & Manchester St. (Wet weather: Christchurch Town Hall).

Free Public Event

You are all invited to come and sit together on the banks of the Ōtākaro Avon River at lunchtime on Wednesday 13 November to acknowledge the rivers of Waitaha/Canterbury through song and weaving. While kairaranga weave harakeke, we will sing waiata together, listen to karakia, stories and music that celebrate this life-sustaining water that connects us all. Follow the website link below for more information.

This is part of Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project in Christchurch, which explores how culture actively shapes a better future, and involves Yo-Yo performing with talented musicians and weavers of Ōtautahi.

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Dr Jessica Halliday

Director – Te Pūtahi Christchurch centre for architecture + city-making