Rotorua’s official Waitangi Day event on 6 February every year, comes to you with a massive line-up of live music and entertainment, kai, stalls, activities and demonstrations for the whole family to enjoy.
Toi Whakaari - Performing Arts
Listen to live music and entertainment this year, including Tempist Fujit, Remaster Music, Rotorua International Gospel Choir, Tunes with T, kapa haka, and the many different cultures from throughout our diverse community.
Tātai Kōrero - History
Learn about the Treaty; Māori Arts & Crafts; Te Arawa Lakes Trust; Ōhinemutu Village; and Te Arawa Fisheries.
Te Reo - Language
An introduction to languages of New Zealand, Poland, Philippines, Czech/Slovak, India, South Africa, Mexico, and Russia.
Mahi Toi - Visual Arts
Carving, weaving, photography, tattoo, live mural display, face painting, Taiko African drumming lessons.
Taīao - Environment
Traditional waka rides and planting kai talks and interaction.
Toi Ora - Health & Wellness
Smoking cessation, oral health, whanāu wellbeing, Māori rongoa, stroke info, beauty treatments, Kangen water, rongoa rakau, mirimiri, kawakawa and natural healing products, and hair cuts.
Ngā Hākinakina me ngā Tākaro - Sports & Games
Sports, Rotorua Youth Festival, tradtional Māori games, children's bouncy castles.