Waitangi Day Quotes

Waitangi Day 2021 for Thursday 6 February 2020

Waitangi from the Rohe: Dunedin Listen duration6′ :27″ All around Aotearoa today are commemoration events, celebrating, commemorating, reflecting on who we are, and pondering our shared future. In Te Waipounamu, Ngai Tahu holds an annual Waitangi Day Festival in its takiwaa, and this year they are at the majestic Otaakou Marae, on the Otaakou Peninsula, in Dunedin. […]

Waitangi Day Quotes

Waitangi Day 2021 for Thursday 6 February 2020

Julian Wilcox and Shannon Haunui Thompson Photo: RNZ The future Listen duration22′ :48″ Season Mary Downs and Alana Thomas talk about aspirations for 2040. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holding hands with Titewhai Harawira as they are welcomed on to the Waitangi Treaty grounds. Photo: RNZ / Eden Fusituá Waihoroi Shortland Listen duration13′ :11″ Nau mai e taku manu Piki mai e taku […]

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One Love 2021: Tauranga festival returns to Waitangi Day roots

The date for One Love 2021 has been announced.  Tauranga’s massive reggae festival One Love is going back to its roots. Organisers for Australasia’s biggest reggae event have announced the dates for next year’s two-day festival, which returns to Tauranga’s Wharepai Domain on Waitangi weekend on February 6 and 7. Promoter Pato Alzvarez, from Pato […]

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Waitangi Day: Music, food and activities across the country to celebrate

Waitangi celebrations continued right across the country: In Auckland, events were dominated by music, food and activities while further south a much more traditional Waitangi Day saw thousands gather in Banks Peninsula. From traditional dance and a haka to hāngi and mussel fritters, more than 5000 Aucklanders were treated to a modern celebration in Manukau. […]

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Waiata on Waitangi Day

Some of the best Māori and Pacific musicians are playing free gigs this Waitangi Day. Here’s our handy guide to who’s performing where. Tāmaki Makaurau What: Waitangi ki Manukau 2021 Where: Hayman Park, Cnr of Davies Ave & Wiri Station Rd, Manukau City, Auckland When: 9am – 5pm Who: Multi-award winning singer Maisey Rika, who has a passionate audience all […]

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Beer and Loathing on the Waitangi Day Pub Crawl

It’s 10.30am time for a pint. Saturday morning, it has just finished snowing, and a large contingent of New Zealanders are dressed up in costumes, confusing the hell out of tourists and locals alike. There are doctors (Shortland Street), people in pink jumpers with multicoloured cotton wool on them (Hundreds and Thousands biscuits), giraffes (the […]