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Documentary Screening – Twelve Days 1769

Aug 22, 2023 | Past Events

Event by Mercury Bay Museum and MTC – Mercury Twin Cinemas – Whitianga


When: WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2023 AT 10:30am

Where: MTC – Mercury Twin Cinemas – Whitianga

Price: $10.00ea


The coming together of Māori and European at Te Whanganui-o-Hei/Mercury Bay in 1769 can truly be seen as a formative meeting place of our multicultural nation.
This is an account of 12 extraordinary days in November 1769 , when James Cook and the Endeavour crew met Ngāti Hei in an historic and groundbreaking encounter between civilisations.
Tickets are $10.00 each and can be booked online or in person at Mercury Twin Cinemas
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