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Te Rā o Waitangi / Waitangi Day Celebrations

Events - Te Rā o Waitangi / Waitangi Day Celebrations

6 February 2014, 11am to late
Te Raukura (the Wharewaka), Wellington waterfront

Celebrate Waitangi Day on the waterfront with a day of music, film, dance, craft and great kai.

Join the Council and the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust on the waterfront to honour Te Rā o Waitangi.

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 Aotearoa.

Also hitting the stage are Pacific reggae pioneers Herbs, playing some of Aotearoa's most beloved songs.

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 the kids.

Starting at 6.30pm, Films by Starlight presents Whale Rider (rated PG) on the big screen in Odlins Plaza.

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