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  • POSTPONED - Community Festival Day - Koha/Donation Entry (all ages)
    POSTPONED - Community Festival Day - Koha/Donation Entry (all ages)
    Sun, 07 Jul
    07 Jul 2024, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm NZST
    University of Waikato - Tauranga Campus, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    07 Jul 2024, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm NZST
    University of Waikato - Tauranga Campus, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join us for New Zealand's first ever Fungi Fest NZ Community Festival Day!
  • Fungarium Building Workshop - In collaboration with Envirohub
    Fungarium Building Workshop - In collaboration with Envirohub
    Sun, 14 Apr
    14 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm NZST
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    14 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm NZST
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Embark on a whimsical journey into the miniature world of fungi with this fungarium building workshop. Join us for an enchanting experience where you'll craft your very own tiny clay mushrooms for in your Fungarium – fungi terrarium!
  • Upcycled Corflute Mushroom Painting Workshop - In collaboration with Envirohub
    Upcycled Corflute Mushroom Painting Workshop - In collaboration with Envirohub
    Sun, 14 Apr
    14 Apr 2024, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm NZST
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    14 Apr 2024, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm NZST
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join us for creativity and community connection at our mushroom painting workshop. Paint upcycled corflute mushrooms while learning about and celebrating the enchanting world of fungi!
  • Mushroom Discovery Walk - Enjoying Nature with Fun Activities (5-7years)
    Mushroom Discovery Walk - Enjoying Nature with Fun Activities (5-7years)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    13 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm NZST
    McLaren Falls Park, 190 McLaren Falls Road, Omanawa 3171, New Zealand
    13 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm NZST
    McLaren Falls Park, 190 McLaren Falls Road, Omanawa 3171, New Zealand
    Join us for an immersive journey into the enchanting world of mushrooms, exploring the park for hidden gems with creative and knowledgeable leaders from the Fungi Fest NZ team.
  • Like Mycorrhiza: Food, Knowledge & Connection - Food & Film Night
    Like Mycorrhiza: Food, Knowledge & Connection - Food & Film Night
    Fri, 12 Apr
    12 Apr 2024, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    12 Apr 2024, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Savor an evening of culinary delights, cinematic wonder, live entertainment and games. Join us for a 3-course mushroom centered meal and an enlightening film exploring the importance of fungi. Immerse yourself in an evening of flavors, knowledge and connection!
  • Pottery: Gill plates and Mushy Mugs (All Ages) - The Pottery Studio Tauranga
    Pottery: Gill plates and Mushy Mugs (All Ages) - The Pottery Studio Tauranga
    Thu, 11 Apr
    11 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    11 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Unleash your creativity in a unique pottery experience! Join the pottery class and sculpt a functional and artistic gill plate or a whimsical mushy mug. Under expert guidance, mould, shape, and personalise your piece, bringing pottery to life in this delightful and hands-on workshop.
  • NZ Premiere of ‘Fungi: Web of Life’ Film + remote Q&A with Stephen Axford & Catherine Marciniak!
    NZ Premiere of ‘Fungi: Web of Life’ Film + remote Q&A with Stephen Axford & Catherine Marciniak!
    Wed, 10 Apr
    10 Apr 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
    Event Cinemas, Tauranga Crossing, 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauriko, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    10 Apr 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
    Event Cinemas, Tauranga Crossing, 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauriko, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of fungi at Event Cinemas, Tauranga Crossing! Join us for a special screening of "Fungi: Web of Life," a captivating film that unveils the intricate role fungi play in the ecosystem. Followed by an exciting remote Q&A over at Tauriko Pub Co.
  • Noho & Toi (Rua): Fungi Māori Art Class 2 with Bernice Breckon (all ages)
    Noho & Toi (Rua): Fungi Māori Art Class 2 with Bernice Breckon (all ages)
    Tue, 09 Apr
    09 Apr 2024, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm NZST
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    09 Apr 2024, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm NZST
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Embark on a cultural journey through art with the captivating Noho & Toi: Fungi Māori Art Class led by the talented Bernice Breckon. Join us for an immersive experience where Māori artistic traditions intertwine with the enchanting world of fungi.
  • Fungi Pyromania Workshop with Emma James-Ries (ages 13+)
    Fungi Pyromania Workshop with Emma James-Ries (ages 13+)
    Sold Out
    Mon, 08 Apr
    08 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    08 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Ignite your creative spirit in the Fungi Pyromania Workshop with Emma James-Ries from Turned & Burned Aotearoa! Delve into the world of pyrography (wood burning) and craft your very own fungi-inspired wall hanging.
  • Fungi Finding & Identification Walk with David Whyte (FUNNZ)
    Fungi Finding & Identification Walk with David Whyte (FUNNZ)
    Sun, 07 Apr
    07 Apr 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm NZST
    McLaren Falls Park, 190 McLaren Falls Road, Omanawa 3171, New Zealand
    07 Apr 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm NZST
    McLaren Falls Park, 190 McLaren Falls Road, Omanawa 3171, New Zealand
    Join us for a walk where you'll learn the art of fungi finding and identification basics. Explore McLaren Falls Park and find hidden fungi with experienced guide and amateur mycologist David Whyte.
  • Fascinating Fungi: Basics & ID Skills talk with David Whyte - Tauranga Library
    Fascinating Fungi: Basics & ID Skills talk with David Whyte - Tauranga Library
    Sun, 07 Apr
    07 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm NZST
    Tauranga City Library, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    07 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm NZST
    Tauranga City Library, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join us for an enlightening session with David Whyte, a dedicated council member of the Fungal Network of New Zealand (FUNNZ). Explore the fascinating world of fungi, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and learn from David's wealth of knowledge as an amateur mycologist and passionate citizen scientist
  • Zentangle Metal Mushroom workshop with Ninette Kruger
    Zentangle Metal Mushroom workshop with Ninette Kruger
    Sun, 07 Apr
    07 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    07 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join artist Ninette Kruger for a Zentangle Metal Mushroom Workshop, where you'll craft exquisite metal mushrooms using the meditative Zentangle method. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic world of patterned art, and watch as your creations bloom into stunning metal masterpieces.
  • Fungi Finding & Photography Basics Walk with Lee Ormsby Andricksen
    Fungi Finding & Photography Basics Walk with Lee Ormsby Andricksen
    Sat, 06 Apr
    06 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm NZDT
    Puketoki Reserve, 79 Leyland Road, Whakamārama 3179, New Zealand
    06 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm NZDT
    Puketoki Reserve, 79 Leyland Road, Whakamārama 3179, New Zealand
    Join us for a walk where you'll learn the art of fungi finding and photography basics. Explore the reserve's hidden gems with experienced guide Lee Ormsby Andricksen, capture the enchanting world of mushrooms through your lens, and unleash your inner photographer in the heart of nature.
  • Marbled Timber Fungi Friends Workshop
    Marbled Timber Fungi Friends Workshop
    Tue, 02 Apr
    02 Apr 2024, 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    02 Apr 2024, 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Come try the unique and ancient art of marbling! Marble your own psychedelic wooden mushroom. Try your hand at carving and painting your own little ornamental mushroom to take home.
  • FREE Mushroom Painting Drop-in Session 🍄
    FREE Mushroom Painting Drop-in Session 🍄
    Sun, 31 Mar
    31 Mar 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    31 Mar 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join us for creativity and community connection at our mushroom painting drop-in session! This event is an open invitation to paint, express, and celebrate the enchanting world of fungi.
  • Fungarium Building Workshop with the Fungi Fest NZ Team! - Sustainable Backyards
    Fungarium Building Workshop with the Fungi Fest NZ Team! - Sustainable Backyards
    Fri, 29 Mar
    29 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm NZDT
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    29 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm NZDT
    Envirohub Bay of Plenty, 31B Glasgow Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Embark on a whimsical journey into the miniature world of fungi with this fungarium building workshop. Join us for an enchanting experience where you'll craft your very own tiny clay mushrooms for in your Fungarium – fungi terrarium!
  • Pottery: Fungi-themed Watering Spikes - Ollas | The Pottery Studio Tauranga
    Pottery: Fungi-themed Watering Spikes - Ollas | The Pottery Studio Tauranga
    Thu, 28 Mar
    28 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    28 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZDT
    The Pottery Studio Tauranga, 109 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Unearth your creative roots with this one-of-a-kind fungi-themed watering spike (ollas) pottery class at The Pottery Studio in Tauranga! Immerse yourself in the world of clay crafting as we guide you through the art of sculpting whimsical fungi-themed watering spikes.
  • Noho & Toi (Tahi): Fungi Māori Art Class 1 with Bernice Breckon
    Noho & Toi (Tahi): Fungi Māori Art Class 1 with Bernice Breckon
    Tue, 26 Mar
    26 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm NZDT
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    26 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm NZDT
    IDK Cafe, 46 Spring Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Embark on a cultural journey through art with the captivating Noho & Toi: Fungi Māori Art Class led by the talented Bernice Breckon. Join us for an immersive experience where Māori artistic traditions intertwine with the enchanting world of fungi.
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