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Tuia 250 ki Tāmaki Makaurau Diary

Published: 26 September 2019

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Check out the events coming up for Tuia 250 ki Tāmaki Makaurau

Check out all of the events coming up to celebrate Tuia 250 ki Tāmaki Makaurau over Labour Weekend, 25 - 28 October.

Voyaging Fleet Arrival

When: Friday 25 October, 12pm - 2pm

Where: Queens Wharf, Auckland Central

Cost: Free, no booking required

Join the crowds to welcome the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla into Auckland and pōwhiri the crew at Eastern Viaduct wharf after.

Te Tangi o Te Moana - Sounds of the Sea

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October

  • Friday, 1pm - 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 1pm - 8pm
  • Monday, 1pm - 5pm

Where: Karanga Plaza, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland Central

Cost: Free, no booking required

Live entertainment on the floating stage off the Karanga Plaza tidal steps includes 'Te Tangi o Te Moana - Sounds of the Sea' with Māori and Pacific dance, guest artists, bands and speakers sharing their waka voyaging knowledge.

A group of artists are travelling from Tahiti to perform for 'Te Tangi o Te Moana - Sounds of the Sea'.

Hāngi Masters

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October

  • Friday, 12pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 8pm
  • Monday, 10am - 5pm

Where: Te Wero Island, Wynyard Crossing, Auckland Central

Cost: Hāngi viewing is free. Food will be available for purchase, no booking required.

A special culinary occasion with Māori cuisine.

My Kai My Heritage

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October

  • Friday, 12pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 8pm
  • Monday, 10am - 5pm

Where: Te Wero Island, Wynyard Crossing, Auckland Central

Cost: Food is available to purchase

Puna Kai is a collective of food trucks offering a unique menu of Polynesian and Māori food.

NZ Boat-building dynasties

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October, 10am - 4pm

Where: Te Wero Island, Wynyard Crossing, Auckland Central

Cost: Free, no booking required

Join us as we tell the story of the Logans and Baileys, two iconic New Zealand boat-building dynasties.

Whakapapa - Waka Identity

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October

  • Friday, 12pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - Monday, 10am - 5pm

Where: Eastern Viaduct wharf, Auckland Central

Cost: Free, no booking required

Read, view and listen to the stories of mana whenua in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Visions of voyages

When: Friday 25 - Monday 28 October

  • Friday, 12pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - Monday, 10am - 5pm

Where: Eastern Viaduct wharf, Auckland Central

Cost: Free, no booking required

See archival film footage of Pacific migration and waka building.

Read more: Cultural Free Heritage

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