Breadcrumb navigation

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

31 Jan 2020

When

Friday 31 January 2020, 6.00pm - Friday 31 January 2020, 11.00pm

Where

Captain Cook Wharf, Quay Street, Auckland City Centre

Show map

Cost
Free
Website

aucklandnz.com/tamakifest

facebook.com/events/566686347403093

The story of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and the waka that sailed here will take centre stage in January 2020 when the region celebrates its Māori heritage through the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival.

For the first time since its inaugural year in 2016, the festival will feature both land and water performances that will go on into the night, as well as storytelling that captures the region’s rich waka history which shaped the Tāmaki Makaurau we know and love today.

Highlights include:

  • waka showcase
  • marketplace of kai and art
  • land stage for performances and storytelling
  • water stage and screen for performances and storytelling
  • Kapa haka
  • contemporary Māori dance
  • music.

Related

Ngāti Tamaoho Trust welcomed home in Papakura

The Ngāti Tamaoho Trust has moved into offices at Hingaia, a move Bill Cashmore says is like welcoming an old friend home.

My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak

An interactive, fully immersive extravaganza of singing, dancing and pure movie-making magic.

Auckland International Cultural Festival calls for expressions of interest

Auckland Council is planning the 21st Auckland International Cultural Festival on Sunday 5 April 2020 and is calling for expressions of interest.