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Sat 17 Jan 2015, 11:00am–1:00pm

Where: Town Basin, Dent St, Whangarei

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Toll Stadium

Rath Yatra is a very ancient traditional festival from India and is now seen in every major city of the world. It is a fun and colourful festival that involves a large (over 7 metres high) decorated chariot (Rath) which is pulled by ropes by the public through the main streets of town accompanied by music and dance. There is much spiritual and cultural significance to the festival. The festival concludes with a free lunch served in the park.

Entry: Free.
Just turn up at the start or meet the cart in town along the way. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come and help pull the cart.

Accessibility Information:

Wheelchair Access - If inside, entrance doorways are at least 760mm wide and the main body of the facility is on one level or has lift access. If outside, entrance surfaces are level and reasonably smooth.

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