Tāmaki Makaurau’s unique Māori history, heritage and contemporary culture will be centre stage at the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland’s waterfront from Saturday 27 – Monday 29 January 2018 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend).
Enjoy three days of traditional and contemporary Māori culture, including:
– performances from Māori musicians
– top kapa haka groups
– wander the village marketplace and enjoy kai (food) & crafts
– Māori games and kids’ activities
– workshops, talks and storytelling
– traditional healing
– ta moko
– paddle a waka
– waka sailings
Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival is one of a host of exciting events happening on Auckland’s waterfront and harbour over Auckland Anniversary Weekend (Saturday 27 – Monday 29 January), including the launch of Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge; Ports of Auckland SeePort Festival and HMNZS Te Kaha and HMNZS Wellington Open Days; Ports of Auckland Sunset Symphony & Fireworks with the Auckland Symphony Orchestra; the Auckland International Buskers Festival; Silo Cinema & Ice Cream Sundae; Queens Wharf Markets in The Cloud; Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta; and family activities, game and heritage vessels sailings in and around the NZ Maritime Museum.
The free, family-friendly Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival is being delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) in partnership with the 19 mana whenua of Tāmaki Makaurau.
27 January 2018 – 29 January 2018
Jan 27 at 10 AM to Jan 29 at 6 PM
ANZ Viaduct Events Centre
161 Halsey Street
Visit :Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival