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Sat 8 Feb 2014, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: Te Rangimarie Marae, 131 Cole Street, Masterton, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Per Person: $10.00
  • Family (1-2 adults and children - up to 4 people total): $35.00
  • Under 2s are free if they do not require a seat and you provide their morning tea/lunch: $0.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: taniam2

Waitangi Day this year will be celebrated with a tour of local Marae on Saturday 8 February 2014. The Marae will open their doors to the public and share their culture, history and stories.

This is your chance to:
• Visit a Marae
• Experience a powhiri (Maori welcome)
• Better understand Wairarapa Maori history
• Learn about the reasons behind some of the Wairarapa Treaty Claim
• And, if you travel by bus, identify some landmarks and hear their stories too.

Option 1: Join the Bus Tour - $10 per person including morning tea, a packed lunch and return travel (Full day starting at 9am and returning approx. 5.00pm)
Please see the Masterton District Council website for more details.

Option 2: Provide your own morning tea/lunch/transport - FREE
If you prefer to travel independently and provide your own morning tea/lunch, or can only make part of the day, you are welcome to join in at any of the destination sites.
Key times to join the group are:
9.00am Te Rangimarie Marae - Powhiri
1.00pm Okautete Maori Reservation, near Riversdale - Speakers
Directions to these Marae can be downloaded from the Masterton District Council website.

The people of Te Rangimarie Marae (Masterton) and Ngāi Tūmapūhia-a-Rangi (Riversdale Coast area) are looking forward to a day of partnership, participation and celebration!

Book and Pay Now!
Bus numbers are limited to 100 so get in early! Bookings will be confirmed once payment is received.

Final day for booking is Friday 31st January 2014.

Costs for this event are subsidised through grants from Masterton District Council, Maori Liaison Task Group and the Ministry of Culture and Heritage.

PLEASE NOTE: This is an alcohol free event. No smoking is permitted on the entire Marae complex or at Okautete Māori Reservation. Adults are responsible for their own, and their children’s, Health and Safety at ALL times for the duration of the tour.