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St Peters Village Hall Centennial Celebration


Sat 7 Apr 2018, 9:00am–11:00pm
Sun 8 Apr 2018, 9:00am–6:00pm

Where: St Peters Hall, Cnr Beach Rd and Ames St, Paekakariki, Kapiti Coast

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Paekakariki Bird

A Wonderful weekend: Performances, Visual and Oral History, Shared Food, Music and Socialising

All events free: Except for The Smallest Beer Festival.

Paekakariki Live and Out There: All events will be broadcast live from the hall from 9am till late by Paekakariki FM, interspersed with commentary, interviews with locals, and Paekakariki DJs doing special radio shows in diverse musical genres.

7 April
9 am: Hall opens
Browse historic Paekakariki photographs and other memorabilia. Enjoy diverse live broadcast items by Paekakariki FM.

12-4 pm: Smallest Beer Festival. Showcasing limited-release beers from Abandoned, North End, Te Aro and Duncan’s craft breweries, with beer-friendly snacks plus diverse music from Paekakariki FM DJs. Admission $30. Book through Eventfinda

5-8pm: Community BBQ. BYO food and drinks. Listen to DJs Sarah, Val, Pat and Sam spin the tunes.

8-10pm: Community Cabaret. Short performances by diverse community members, appearing in and around the iconic premises. Kanikani with Kaia Hawkins from 10-11pm.

8 April
9 am: Hall opens
Browse historic Paekakariki photographs and other memorabilia, Enjoy diverse live broadcast items by Paekakariki FM.

2pm: Celebration
Te Roopu Kapa Haka O Paekakariki will support Karl Farrell of Ngati Haumia in a formal welcome.
Other contributions: MC and former mayor Jenny Rowan, Reverend Julie Rokotakala of the Anglican Church, Mayor K Gurunathan, Jan Logie MP, Hon Kris Faafoi, US Amdassador Scott Brown, and Graham Coe of the Paekakariki Community Trust. Proceedings will culminate in the unveiling of a centenary plaque.

3 pm: Sing Paekakariki! The Singalong of the Century introduced by Sir Jon Trimmer and Prue Hyman. Old-time favourites, folk anthems, and songs led by children and youth, including songs featuring extravagant praise for the village, humanity as a whole, and (last but not least) a birthday cake. Songbooks provided.

3:30 pm: Afternoon tea. Refreshments provided by the Beach Road Deli.

Participate in interviews with locals about the hall's past. Paekakariki FM continues with diverse broadcast items until 9pm.