Te Papa's 10th Anniversary (Part 1)


1 - The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra featured early in the afternoon, the crowd was huge, so I only managed to catch a few photos as the orchestra played their last notes. This shot features conductor Hamish McKeich in a mezzo-piano moment


2 - she's playing an 'F sharp' in third position (I could, of course, be completely wrong about that)


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4 - outside in the Amphitheatre, Maori Kapa Haka group 'Te Ahikaaroa'


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7 - the Te Papa Marae hosted Mexican Mariachi guitarist Carlos Navarrete


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9 - The Beat Squad


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11 - Indonesian Dancer Didik Nini Thowok


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14 - a remarkably authentic sheep impression


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16 - the sheep evolved into furry starfish later on in the afternoon


17 - ...and ran about in the drizzle administering slightly damp hugs


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