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Elma Turner Library

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27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand

June 2021

Other Ways to Manage Anxiety

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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In this intimate talk, Julia will share her personal experience of managing long-term anxiety and how she uses exposure therapy, physical exercise, self-hypnosis and ASMR videos to live a better life. About the speaker Julia has been living with anxiety since childhood. Not able to get proper help in her early life, she developed many issues that resulted in low self-esteem and fears. When she moved from Ukraine to New Zealand, she decided to take control over her anxiety and…

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Matariki Display – Meaning of the Stars

June 28 - July 18
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Learn about the stars of Matariki via the Red Wall display throughout the week of Matariki

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July 2021

Traditional Manu Aute, Māori kite making

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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A Matariki craft activity for all the family in the Elma Turner Library Activity Room. Bookings required - 035468100 or e:library@ncc.govt.nz

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Educational plant, tree and riverside walk

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Explore the plants and river life around Elma Turner Library and discover their traditional names, stories and uses. A Marariki event for all the family with Te Ata Batt and Mel McColghan. Children must be supervised. Meet in the Elma Turner Library Activity Room - and gather there afterwards for shared kai. Bookings required: 035468100 or e: library@ncc.govt.nz

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John and Hilary Mitchell on their latest book: He Ringatoi o Ngā Tupuna: Isaac Coates and his Māori Portraits

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street East
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Isaac Coates was an Englishman who lived in Wellington and Nelson between 1841 and 1845. During that time he painted watercolour portraits of 58 Maori from Nelson, Marlborough, Wellington, Waikanae and Kapiti. In 'He Ringatoi O Nga Tupuna' eminent Te Tau Ihu historians John and Hilary Mitchell unravel the previously unknown story of Isaac Coates, as well as providing biographical details and whakapapa of his subjects, where they can be reliably identified. They discuss Coates's work, and the many copies…

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