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Matariki Kapahaka Festival

State Highway, Wellsford, Auckland State Highway, Wellsford, Auckland
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30 June 2018

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The second annual Te Uri o Hau Matariki Festival will be held at Rodney College on Saturday June 30 from 10.30am.

Bring the whanau down and enjoy the festivities. This event has been brought to you by the Rodney local Board- Auckland council, Te Puni Kokiri and Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust.

 Activities showcased during the event will be:

  • a whakairo (carving) and raranga (weaving) exhibition with people demonstrating some of the wares
  • kapa haka from local high schools and primary schools; an inaugural art competition
  • kai stalls; hauora (health stalls) and kaitiakitanga (environmental management);
  • with a crew demonstrating their dedication to kaupapa Maori, their craft and in full support of the Matariki kaupapa. 

The Te Uri o Hau Matariki Kapahaka Festival art competition has a prize pool of $500. There are four categories: Ages 0-6, 7-12, 13-18 and 19-plus. If you have a tangible piece of art that relates to Matariki or unity then this is the competition for you.

„ For further details email Bailey Cuddy at bcuddy@ uriohau.co.nz or Reno Skipper at matuareno@gmail.com

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