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Heritage Talks: 2 Talks on 2 Sundays

Sunday 28 September, 11am - 12pm:  Stacey Hill (Kauri Dieback Programme), focusing on kauri dieback, and the future of the iconic kauri that inspired much of McCahon's work during this time. Sunday 5 October, 11am-12pm: Lynda Simmons (Award winning Architect). Her talk will focus on the architecture produced during the years McCahon lived in Titirangi, and how the... Read more

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Education Programmes: Information Evening

Thursday 27 November, 5 - 6pm Level 1 Seminar room, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi        McCahon House and Lopdell House Gallery warmly invite primary and intermediate educators to join us for a free, informative evening outlining our upcoming programmes. Join us for light refreshments and discover how these exciting and focused educational... Read more

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Poetry Night: To the Ends of the Verse

Award-winning poet Sam Sampson reads from his latest collection of  poems, joined by poet Serie Barford and musician Richard Ingamells. Venue: McCahon House Museum 67 Otitori Bay Road French Bay, Titirangi Doors open at 5.45pm  Mulled wine by kohl Limited seating please RSVP to info@lopdell.org.nz

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Kids at the Cottage - Holiday programme

Reuse, Up-cycle and Reclaim Holiday programme for kids (7-10yrs) - Making useful items from everyday 'junk'. Wednesday 9 July, 2-3 pm Wednesday 16 July, 2-3pm FREE EVENT - (numbers are limited) Colin McCahon was an innovator. The McCahon cottage reflects the 'no. 8 wire' mentality that New Zealanders, are practical, lateral-thinking, problem-solving types, capable... Read more

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Call for Applications

Call for Applications The McCahon House Trust is calling for applications from outstanding emerging and midcareer professional visual artists for the McCahon House Artists’ Residency programme.  Three residencies, each of three months duration, are available between June 2015 and June 2016. The deadline for applications is Monday 11 August 2014. The future potential of artists will... Read more

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McCahon kauri live to fight another day

Kauri news from McCahon House  RadioNZ interviewed Trust Chair Naomi McCleary about the state of the kauri at the McCahon House site, you may listen to it here http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2597468/saving-mccahon's-kauri-trees     Press release from the Kauri Dieback team: Seeds from the kauri that inspired a series of... Read more

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