Events & workshops

Mar
7
Wed
Guided Tour, Talk and film ‘Poles Apart’
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Poles Apart Museum shop

Hosted Visit, open to individuals and small groups: join our popular guided tour of the galleries. Hear an introductory talk and watch the film ‘Poles Apart’.

The programme will start at 1pm, with a look around the Lower Gallery and film, we will serve afternoon tea around 2.45pm and will finish around 3-3.30pm, with extra time to wander the exhibits.

Price is $10 cash per person.

The museum will stay open till 4pm.  Morning/afternoon tea / coffee / biscuits included. Bookings not required.

‘Poles Apart’ (1 hour) tells the poignant story and background of 733 Polish children and 102 adults who came to live in Pahiatua, New Zealand, 1944. These survivors were forcibly deported from Poland to Russia during World War 2 then evacuated to Persia during a short amnesty. They eventually found a home in New Zealand.

 

 

 

Mar
18
Sun
Let’s celebrate a Polish Easter with crafts
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A family fun activity, for bookings phone 533 3530   $8 per person starts 2pm and finishes 4pm

Looking for something more than chocolate eggs. Join us in a fun and creative 2 hours of crafting and more, for all the family. Individual adults without children are welcome too!

  • Design your own Polish Easter Egg        What is pisanki? It’s a Polish word for…?
  • Create an Easter Palm from paper        Taste Mazurek, a Polish Easter cake
  • What is smingus-dyngus? It’s something fun!

To secure your place please contact us, by phone or email, thank you.

Museum Staff

 

 

Mar
25
Sun
Let’s celebrate a Polish Easter with crafts
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A family fun activity, for bookings phone 533 3530   $8 per person starts 2pm and finishes 4pm

Looking for something more than chocolate eggs. Join us in a fun and creative 2 hours of crafting and more, for all the family. Individual adults without children are welcome too!

  • Design your own Polish Easter Egg        What is pisanki? It’s a Polish word for…?
  • Create an Easter Palm from paper        Taste Mazurek, a Polish Easter cake
  • What is smingus-dyngus? It’s something fun!

To secure your place please contact us, by phone or email, thank you.

Museum Staff

 

 

Apr
1
Sun
Easter weekend 2018 closed
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm

We are closed over the Easter Long weekend, Thursday 4pm reopen Tuesday 3rd April 10am 2018

If you are urgent need to contact museum staff please text  021 107 0169 and we will return your call ASAP

Apr
3
Tue
reopen 3rd April 10am
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm