Te Tau Hou Māori Puanga Matariki Celebrations
Nau Mai Haere Mai!
Come and join us to celebrate Te Tau Hou Māori, The Māori New Year at the Paihia waterfront this Puanga Matariki!
A packed schedule of events is planned across the weekend on Paihia Village Green with free daytime activities from 10am – 3pm on Friday and Saturday, including arts and crafts, music and interactive displays.
The main event starts Friday 24 June at 4pm with music, kapahaka, food stalls .
** Postponed to Saturday 25th June – The Waka, fantastic light and fireworks display along the Paihia waterfront from 7pm.
Rug up, bring the whole whanau and get together to acknowledge this very special and significant time and celebrate the first Matariki public holiday!
EVENT DATES & BOOKING INFO
FRIDAY 24 JUNE - SATURDAY 25 JUNE
**THE WAKA & FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED TO 7PM SATURDAY 25TH JUNE**
FREE daytime activities from 10am – 3pm on Friday and Saturday
4pm Friday – Music, kapahaka, food stalls
7pm Fireworks display – Saturday 25th
Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi
With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive
This free programme has been brought to our community, by our community!