Festival for Matariki in Wellsford


The third annual Matariki Kapa Haka Festival will be held at Rodney College in Wellsford on Saturday, June 29, starting with a powhiri at 9.30am.

There will be performances by kapa haka groups from primary schools and colleges throughout the region, plus a Matariki art exhibition open to budding artists of all ages.

There will also be demonstrations and displays of raranga (flax weaving) and whakairo (carving), plus a variety of stalls selling kai (food).

There will also be hubs where te reo Maori can be spoken and listened to at the festival, which is being organised by Te Uri O Hau Settlement Trust.


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