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10 Sep 2020

Languages at the Library

Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori, Chinese Language Week and NZ Sign Language Week at the Library.

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We have a week of stories, songs and music which highlight the beautiful languages used in Aotearoa.

All events are free and will be held at the Elma Turner Library.

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Te Reo Māori Storytime:
Tuesday 22 September at 10.30am

NZ Sign Language Taster Session
Learn the basics at this free class held by Deaf Aotearoa.
Tuesday 22 September at 3pm.

NZ Sign Language Music Students from Cliffton Terrace School performing the music of Kath Bee in NZ Sign Language. Wednesday 23 September at 10.30am


NZ Sign Language Storytime with Deaf Aotearoa.
Thursday 24 September at 1.30pm

Traditional music made by Māori instruments
Wednesday 23 September at 12pm

Sign Language Storytime with Deaf Aotearoa Thursday 24 September at 1.30pm

 Mandarin Story Time
Friday 25 September at 10.30am.

 Singing and Dancing with Nelson's Chinese Community
Monday 28 September at 11am.