Hawkes Bay Branch Newsletters

Hawke’s Bay July 2014 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcomeDate:      Friday 1st AugustTime:      7.30pmWhere: Hastings District Council Chambers, Lyndon Rd.Come and share these two excellent 30 minute documentaries. Costumes of the Minorities‘Across the north of China from Xinjiang to Korea the straightforward and unrestrained costumes combine practicality, ornamentation and culture’.    The Pastoral Song ‘The … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay June 2014 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcome Date:      Friday 1st August Time:      7.30pm Where: Hastings District Council Chambers, Lyndon Rd. 'Voices for Youth' 2014 NZCFS National Conference 23 – 25 May 2014 Havelock North Function Centre ..‘what was outstanding was the huge number of paintings by quite a few Chinese artists in all the venue rooms – just tremendous and to have the … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay April 2014 Newsletter

James Lin Artist of the Month at the Havelock North Function Centre, Te Mata Road  Opening and Demonstration by James Lin Friday 2nd May at 7.30 pm  All Welcome Gold Coin Donation James Lin, graduated from the Fujian Art College, and studied Landscape Painting at the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing under Professor Tie Sheng Li. Date:   … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay March 2014 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcome Date:      Friday 4th April Time:      7.30pm Where:  Hastings District Council      Chambers, Lyndon Rd.  Come and play and learn more about Go The game of Go or Weiqi is an ancient board game for two players that originated in China 3,000 years ago. It is rich in strategy despite relatively simple rules and is played by two players, who … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay February 2014 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcome                            Date:      Friday 7th March Time:      7.30pm Where:  Hastings District Council   Chambers, Lyndon Rd.  Come and share this excellent 30 minute documentary with us, The Yellow River Civilization.  The Huang He (Yellow River) basin is considered the birthplace of China and in the upper and middle reaches, it crosses the … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay January 2014 Newsletter

Gerda Leenard’s exhibition Following the Blue Ribbon: Journeys on the River Li will be at the Hastings City Art Gallery from 1st February to 4th May.  Her works  evoke the sense of gliding along a river, inspired by her trip to Guilin. In particular it is the experience of sailing along the Li River, often referred to in poetry as ‘the blue ribbon’ that the artist aims to … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay November 2013 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcome Date:      Friday 6th December              Time:      7.30pm Where:  Hastings District    Council  Chambers, Lyndon Rd. Join us for a fun and friendship evening to celebrate the end of the year and the Christmas season. We are planning to show a short cultural DVD.   Last Meeting: Awhina Tamarapa (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay October 2013 Newsletter

NEXT MEETING: All welcome Awhina Tamarapa (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Pikiao) is curator, Māori at Te Papa. She holds a Bachelor of Māori Laws and Philosophy from Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Otaki, and a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University, Wellington, where she majored in Anthropology. She has worked in museums for more than 20 years, including as concept developer … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay September 2013 Newsletter

China National Day Banquet Cost $30 per head     Delicious food Date:      Friday 4th October Time:      6.30pm Where:  Kung Fu Kitchen      64 Carlyle St, Napier Book your place now. Please email reply to: salmike@xtra.co.nz   Please diary the following Branch monthly meetings 1 November: Awhina Tamarapa (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Pikiao) is Curator, … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay August 2013 Newsletter

China’s Outstanding Natural World Heritage Dr Les Molloy, from Wellington, is a natural heritage consultant with a background in research (DSIR) and in national park and protected area identification and management (DOC). For the past 20 years Les has travelled widely in the mountains, forests and deserts of East and Central Asia.  Much of this travel has been on behalf of … [Read more...]

Hawke’s Bay July 2013 Newsletter

China’s Outstanding Natural World Heritage (Please note that the date is 6th September, as there is no Branch monthly meeting in August) Dr Les Molloy, from Wellington, is a natural heritage consultant with a background in research (DSIR) and in national park and protected area identification and management (DOC). For the past 20 years Les has travelled widely in the … [Read more...]