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Great Big List of Events from Toi Ora

Toi Ora celebrates 2014 Mental Health Awareness Week
with workshops, exhibitions, and a concert!

  1. Printmaking Workshop, Toi Ora, Monday 6 October
  2. Creative Writing Workshop, Toi Ora, Monday 6 October
  3. IMAGINE exhibition opening, Toi Ora, 7-19 October
  4. Toi Ora October Gig, Ponsonby Baptist Church, Friday 10 October
  5. Corban Estate Arts Centre events: Let’s Talk About It, Thursday 9 October; Singular Visions exhibition, 8-12 October


  • Express Yourself enrollments for Term 4
  • Inaugural Outsider Art Fair, Britomart, 21-23 November

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Printmaking Workshop
Monday 6 October, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Toi Ora Live Art Trust, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn

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Creative Writing and Spoken Word Workshop
Monday 6 October, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Toi Ora Live Art Trust, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn
For further information and to book phone Toi Ora on 09 360 4171 or email info@toiora.org.nz.

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The Toi Ora Artists Collective proudly present IMAGINE.
These artists provide a unique framework that brings together a range eclectic imagery informed by life experience and translated into personal narrative through art. The artists use a range of media including painting, ceramics, photography, mixed media, creative writing and printmaking. The works are all connected through the strength of their individual experience and stories.  The collective are: Andrew Blythe, Helen Cross, Nikki Dixon, Matthew Farquhar, David Grierson, Tricia Hall, Juliet Jackson, Yolande Joe, James King, Toby King, Christine Mansford, Richard McConnochie, Paul Noffke, Maryann Savage, Joshua Kama Szabo, Bryan Slight, Patrick Te Ariki, Anita Whosoever, Louise Williams.
Toi Ora Gallery welcomes you to the opening on Tuesday 7 October 2014 at 5:30pm.

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The Annual Toi Ora October Gig
Friday 10 October from 7:00pm til late
Ponsonby Baptist Church, 43 Jervois Road, Ponsonby
This year’s line up includes: AJ Bell Band, Ruia Aperahama, Sergio Arellano, Gareth Edwards, Johnny Matteson Band, Jordan Rendell, Sam Yockney, Miller Christensen Yule.

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At Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson: Let’s Talk About It


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Express Yourself

The Term 4 Express Yourself youth arts programme is kicking off on the 17th of October and enrolments are open now.

Visit Toi Ora for more information, email xy@toiora.org.nz or phone (09) 360 4171.



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Inaugural Outsider Art Fair
Nathan Club, Britomart
21-23 November 2014

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6 Putiki Street
Grey Lynn

Exhibitions, Screenings and Events Coming Up at Toi Ora Dec 2012

Four Upcoming Events at Toi Ora Live Art Trust

1. Paint the Sky exhibition at Toi Ora Gallery

Tuesday 4 December to Friday 21 December 2012.

The very popular Paint the Sky class proudly presents its work from the term and year.  Paint the Sky opens on Tuesday 4 December at 5pm at Toi Ora Gallery, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn.

2. Performance & Acting class’s short film Bon Voyage world premiere

Tuesday 4 December at 6pm

Toi Ora Live Art Trust, in association with Howling Dog Productions, proudly presents Bon Voyage, the Performance & Acting class’s short film debut.  Written and directed by class stalwart David Grierson, the film playfully poses the question, “Will a jealous wife get even with her duplicitous husband?” Bon Voyage will screen on Tuesday 4 December at 6pm at Toi Ora Gallery, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn

3. Gentle heads-up:  You are welcome to attend Toi Ora’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 12 December at 4pm at Toi Ora Live Art Trust.

4. Second gentle heads-up:  You are cordially invited to Toi Ora’s end-of-year soiree on Friday, 21 December 2012 from 4pm onwards at Toi Ora Live Art Trust, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn.  More details will follow closer to the time.


6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn, AUCKLAND 1021

p:  09 360 4171  |  f:  09 360 4172

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