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David Tua Parade and Welcome – Programme

Media Release 4.45pm Friday 17 November


David Tua Parade and Welcome – Programme of the Day

2.30 Pre-parade entertainment on stage at Mangere Town Centre
3pm Parade starts from Moyle Park, along Bader Drive to finish at Mangere Town Centre
4pm Welcome ceremony for David Tua, at Mangere Town Centre
5pm Entertainment, on stage
Private civic reception

David Tua – Welcome Ceremony Programme

Master of Ceremonies – Steven McIvor

Start 4pm as parade arrives at stage area
David Tua and party arrive to karanga, welcome and waiata
NZ National Anthem and Samoan National Anthem sung
Prayer by Rev Sola Maua
Speech by Mayor Sir Barry Curtis (Manukau City Council)
Speech by Samoan Consul General
Kava served to David and party
Speech by Kevin Barry
Speech by David Tua
Tua song sung by Jan Hellreigel

Approx 5pm – entertainment begins


David Tua Parade - Entertainment Programme

2.30 Drums of Pacific
2.50 Chapter
3.10 Tangaroa College Cultural Group
3.30 Drums of Pacific & College drummers
4.00 Formal welcome ceremony to David
5.00 Lost Tribe – Terminator Tua song
Teremona x 2 songs
Dawn Raid x 3 songs
Urban Pasifika Records x 3 songs (incl Lost Tribe, Dei Hamo)
King Kapisi x 3 songs from latest album (travelling from Wgtn especially)


Contacts:
John Stowers
Tuaman Supporters Campaign
025 536 822

Sir Barry Curtis, Mayor Manukau City Council
025 947 529

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