City Gallery City Gallery Wellington


Opening Day Events: This Is New Zealand

11am–8pm, Sat 3 March

Events on the opening day of This Is New Zealand

11am      Artists Talk
Gavin Hipkins and Emil McAvoy

2pm       Curators Talk
Megan Tamati-Quennell (Te Papa) and Robert Leonard on Michael Parekowhai

3.30pm  Book Launch
Bronwyn Holloway-Smith and guests discuss Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor. In partnership with Massey University Press.

6pm       Film Screening
Co-director Costa Botes talks about Forgotten Silver 

Also: Special guest performances on Michael Parekowhai’s carved piano He Kōrero Pūrākau mō te Awanui o te Motu: Story of a New Zealand River at 12pm, 2.45pm, 4.30pm and 7pm.

Gallery open until 8pm