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NZ Mural Contest & Arts Festival

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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The theme for this year is LIFE IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS. Consider a realistic artwork. There is no depth to the two-dimensional image on the canvas, but if the artist uses perspective, shadow, relative sizes, and other clues to make the brain perceive a three-dimensional scene, the whole artwork changes.  An illusion is a…

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Kids Activities

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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Every day there is a new treasure hunt for kids to get involved with.  If you get to the Arts Junction to pick up your instructions for the day.  All you have to do is have your entry returned to the Arts Junction by 3pm and all the correct entries will go in the draw…

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Photography Competition Entries

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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Open to amateur photographers and students only. Entries may be either in colour, or black and white, preferably A4 size (may be different shape but no bigger overall). Based on the festival theme for 2019 is LIFE IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS, contestants can interpret that in any way they choose. Judges will be looking…

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Community Colouring In

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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This is a community masterpiece in the making.  The public are invited to, by way of a gold coin donation, come and paint a part of one of two giant canvases that will be installed in Katikati after the festival.  There will be a time limit per donation so that we can get as many…

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Butterfly Magic

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

We have 40 beatiful butterflies up for silent auction during the festival. There are another 40 blank ones that area just waiting to be transformed into stunning pieces of artwork.  These will be then installed as a public art piece in Katikati.  There will be a cost of $20 per butterfly to paint during the…

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Trash to Treasure

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

A new event for the Festival this year.  All entries will be on display during the festival.   Trash to treasure T&C   Trash to Treasure entry form

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The Secret Fairy Garden

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
Patuki Manawa, 21 Main Road
Katikati,
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Ever wondered what fairies got up to when no one was looking??  This may just be your chance to find out ........

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Sculpture Display

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

Head along and check out the sculptures entered into the themed and open categories of the competition.

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Bike Rack Design Competition

September 28 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

Ever wanted to design a bike rack and have it installed for the public to use?  This could just be your chance.   Bike Sculpture competition 2019 - T&C

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Artists At Work

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 4 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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We are thrilled to have confirmed the 6 artists who will be painting during the festival. Steve Monk, Victoria Australia Annette Matthews, Tasmania Australia Lorraine Tyler, Lower Hutt Ellen Coup, Raumati South Liberty Jones, Katikati Shane Walker, Papamoa Call in daily to see the progress and chat with the artists.  

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Thames Valley Embroiderer’s Exhibition

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
Patuki Manawa, 21 Main Road
Katikati,
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The Diversity of Stitch For many, the terms embroidery and needlework instantly conjure up images of little old ladies sitting at hoops. Or scenes from a Jane Austen novel. But that is far from the roles that the arts of the needle play in the modern world, and the TVEG (Thames Valley Embroiderers’ Guild) Exhibition…

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Coffin Lids and Kite Skins

October 2 @ 11:00 am - October 5 @ 2:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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Sound like an unusual combination??   Artist and Coffin Club member, Lyn Eldholt will be one of the artists painting Coffin Lids and Kite Skins at The Arts Junction from Wednesday 2nd October until Saturday 5th October, from 11am until 2pm.   Pop in and catch up with the team

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Thames Valley Floral Art Display

October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

Themed with the them of the festival, this years floral art it sure to please.  The group always have stunning displays and with themes like "Metamorphosis", "In Flight", "Magic Rings", "Achromatic", "Psychedelic" the imagination is running wild!  

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KatiKati Art Studio and Gallery Trail

October 3 @ 10:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
$5.00

With 76 works of art throughout Katikati, we believe it makes our small town the biggest open air art gallery in New Zealand.  One of the things that makes Katikati so special is the number of amazing artists that live up all our side roads and the wonderful galleries boasting local art.  This trail gives…

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9:00 am

Art Workshop – Suncatchers

October 4 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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Based out the back of the Arts Junction we have set up a space for workshops each day.  Come create your own piece to take home with you. Today we are making suncatchers.

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The Cave – VR Experience

October 4 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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Welcome to the Bay's premier virtual reality mobile studio proudly brought to you by TheCaveNz. Incorporating two, out the gate motion racing simulators where you will have your hair blown back racing round the infamous Bathurst Racing Track in a loud and obnoxious V8 or select from one of over 100 top of the line cars on…

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11:00 am

Story Time At The Library

October 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Katikati Library, 21 Main Road
Katikati, New Zealand
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This year Julia is going to be reading us stories.  

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7:00 pm

Songs for the Murals Night

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road
Katikati,
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$5.00

A wonderful concert performed by the entrants in the Songs for the Murals Competition.  The songs are all based on one of the pieces of art in the Open Air Art Gallery.  A fantastic night awaits at the Junction Theater.

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