Manu Aute Kite Day
Sorry, this event’s been and gone
|Sat 2 Jul ’11, 10:00am–5:00pm||
Where: Orakei Marae, Kupe St, Takaparawhai, Orakei Reserve, Auckland
Restrictions: All Ages
- Admission: Free
One of the signature annual Matariki Festival events, Manu Aute Kite Day, supported by New Zealand Post, includes numerous activities young and old will enjoy. From watching spectacular kite displays to flying your own, participating in one of the traditional kite-making workshops or attending the story-telling sessions or kapa haka performances during the day, this event offers something for everyone.
Programme of activities:
Powhiri - 10:00am
Kapa haka workshop - 10:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm
Hangi lifting - 10:30am
Pakiwaitara - story telling - 11:00am & 3:00pm
Taonga puoro - traditional Maori instruments - 11:30am
Colouring competition prize giving - 12:30pm
Karetao -traditional Maori puppetry - 2:00pm
Please note: Kites will fly on Sunday if delayed by bad weather.