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Waitangi Day 2022

UPDATE- Unfortunately, due to the severe weather warning in place, this event has been postponed.

2 children listening to Kuia (grandmother) on a purple blanket outside.

Join Te Rūnanga o Maakawhio and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae at the Te Tauraka Wak a Mauri Marae in Mahitahi (Bruce Bay) to celebrate Waitangi Day.

A fun day for the whole family including:

  • Activities for tamariki
  • Free hangi lunch
  • Poutini Ngāi Tahu history talks
  • Raranga (flax weaving).

The Powhiri begins at 10.30am and everyone is asked to assemble at 10.15am in the carpark.

Buses from Hokitika will depart at 7.30am from Cass Square and bookings are essential. $5 return for adults with pick-ups from Ross, Hari Hari, Whataroa and Franz Josef. Email waitangiday@westlanddc.govt.nz to secure your seat on the bus.

For catering purposes, please click Going or email waitangiday@westlanddc.govt.nz if you would like to take the bus.