Te Rā o Waitangi / Waitangi Day Celebrations
Events - Te Rā o Waitangi / Waitangi Day
6 February 2014, 11am to
Te Raukura (the Wharewaka), Wellington waterfront
Celebrate Waitangi Day on the waterfront
with a day of music, film, dance, craft and great
Join the Council and the Port Nicholson
Block Settlement Trust on the waterfront to honour Te Rā o
Soak up the evocative sounds of Whiri Tū Akā,
a five-strong wahine Māori a capella group who make music
that is traditional in its inspiration and has its roots in
Also hitting the stage are Pacific reggae
pioneers Herbs, playing some of Aotearoa's most beloved
Chocolate Box - consisting of the very talented DJ
Ayesha, Vanessa Stacey and Lisa Tomlins - are coming
together to bring you a fabulous mash-up of vinyl, soul,
funk and hip-hop sound.
There will be plenty of beautiful
craft stalls to peruse and loads of hands-on activities for
Starting at 6.30pm, Films by
Starlight presents Whale Rider (rated PG) on the big
screen in Odlins Plaza.
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David Cunliffe met with the press today after Saturday’s disappointing election result for The Labour Party.
“We are all deeply concerned by the result of our party vote. I want to be clear that I, as leader, am responsible for that result” Cunliffe said. Although he called the results “deeply disappointing” Cunliffe said “the voters are always right”.
He felt that Labour needed to make improvements and take action: “We don’t need months to get feedback from members of the public, we've had a lot over the past 48 hours”. More>>
Update: After a seven hour caucus meeting David Cunliffe has announced Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni as new party whips and said the Labour council will hold an independent review into the election result. He did not comment on any leadership vote.