Rotorua's Annual Waitangi Day Event at Ōhinemutu

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.

Wāhi Paramanawa - Food & Beverage Stalls

Kai stalls with delicious offerings from throughout the world! Try a paua burger, Russian marshmellow,  street food and other ethnic delicacies.

Kete Aronui - Market Stalls

Clothing, jewellery, poi, accessories, souvenirs.

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.