Tauranga creatives Dhaivat Mehta and Kingsley Smith have an extensive series of original words and music on their YouTube channel Tryptofunk.
They have also just posted a self-interview on their Tryptofunk facebook page – insightful.
Part 1.0 of the Tryptofunk Self-Interview about ‘Vol 1.0: Dragon Energy’:
You’ll also enjoy this December 2017 interview with Dhaivat…
Rosemary Balu. Rosemary Balu is the founding and current Managing Editor of ARTbop. Rosemary has arts and law degrees from the University of Auckland. She has been a working lawyer and has participated in a wide variety of community activities where information gathering, submission writing, community advocacy and education have been involved. Interested in all forms of the arts since childhood Rosemary is focused on further developing and expanding multi-media ARTbop as the magazine for all the creative arts in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
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MAORI LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS
Qualification: New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Reo Rua) Level 1 & Level 2
If you want to learn basic Māori language this is the perfect place to start. Whether you want to use te reo Māori at home with the kids or in the workplace, this interactive programme will have you speaking with confidence in no time.
JOIN THE MOVEMENT AND LEARN TO LOVE AND USE TE REO MAORI EVERY DAY!
WHO: 25 + PEOPLE
WHEN: 2019 (DAY TO BE SET)
WHERE: WHAKAMARAMA SCHOOL
TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:
basic sentence structures
YOU’LL KNOW HOW TO:
correctly pronounce Māori words, names and place names
use basic greetings and introduce yourself
understand and follow tikanga (protocols)
perform some waiata
use Māori words with confidence
Understand basic sentence structures
LETS’S GET STARTED
ATTEND THE NEXT MEETING WITH NOKI MARTIN
When: Tuesday 25th September
Where: Room 1, Whakamarama School
Time: 6:00 pm
SPREAD THE WORD
25 + people = 1 class
50+ people = 2 classes
INTERESTED IN LEVEL 4?
Also possible with 25 + people
THE AFFORDABLE ART & ARTISAN FAIR AT THE BLACK SHEEP WHAKAMARAMA ON THE LAST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH (AND DECEMBER 16TH)
The next Affordable Art & Artisan Fair will be on the last Sunday of September – September 30th. The Fairs are held within the Black Sheep Cafe & Restaurant complex on the last Sunday of every month 11am to 3pm. There is heaps of parking, clean toilets and wonderful food and coffee. There’s live music. There’s an event prize you can win. If you would like to join us as an exhibitor/retailer of your original creativity or artisan products you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
We are sign posted along SH2 with signage to the turnoff of SH2 and Plummer’s Point Road. You won’t be able to miss us! Here’s just a taste of what you’ll find. We’re indoors over winter months and outside in the Summer!
Birgitt Shannon: Video journalism by Birgitt Shannon. Kati Kati based artist Birgitt Shannon is a regular contributor to ARTbop. Birgitt is also the principal Event Organiser of the Affordable Art & Artisan Fair at the Black Sheep Whakamarama – a collaborative community not for profit venture by ARTbop and the Black Sheep. Birgitt creates a monthly YouTube interview series with the Fair participants: Art by Birgitt YouTube. On her channel you’ll find images of her work, interviews with local creatives and projects Birgitt has been invited to be involved with. You can also see Birgitt’s work online and at the AAAFair on the last Sunday of every month. Birgitt has an exhibition in Hamilton at present and she is also the featured artist in the Creative Bay of Plenty window fronting Willow Street. Her work can also be seen in the new Kati Kati Carlton Gallery.
SPOKEN WORD POETRY
Join us every second Thursday of the month,
6.00pm to 8.30pm
Read your own poems or poems by your favourite poet. Enjoy the power of the spoken word!
Phone: 07 571 8722 021 145 5810