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march, 2021

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29mar10:00 am1:00 pmTairāwhiti Lantern Festival - Children’s Lantern Decorating Contest - Lantern DROP OFF

Event Details

Decorate a lantern with drawings, paintings, or stickers that showcase your identity and culture.
Ideas for your lantern design:
● You and your whānau;
● Your mountain, river and favourite places you have been;
● Your favourite characters, books, songs, movies or games;
● Anything significant to you, your whānau or your culture;
● $50 Lantern Festival vouchers for the top five lantern designs
● $10 Lantern Festival vouchers for ten lucky draws
● To be eligible for the prize-winning, please do not cover the number on the lantern, and
make sure you leave your name and contact info when picking up your lantern.
Lantern pick up
● Monday, 15th March – Saturday, 20th March
● Tairāwhiti Museum or HB Williams Memorial Library (the children’s section)
Lantern drop off
● Monday, 29th March – Saturday, 3rd April (one week)
● Tairāwhiti Museum or HB Williams Memorial Library (the children’s section)
Public voting period
● Wednesday, 7th April – Friday, 16th April at Tairāwhiti Museum
Prize Giving
● 11:00 am, Saturday, 17th April at Tairāwhiti Museum
● You are welcome to collect your lantern after the Lantern Festival from
Tairāwhiti Museum



(Monday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


H.B. Williams Memorial Library

34 Bright St


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