Saturday, 2 June 2012






Time Programme
10 – 12.00pm Maara KaiShare korero about traditional gardening and harvesting.  An interactive activity suitable for the whole whānau.  Bring your gloves and tools with plants and compost provided.
12 – 3.00pm Te Kahu WhakatereMaata Wharehoka has revived the traditional art of burial without using modern fluids and materials.  This wanangā shares her knowledge and skills around tangihanga.
3 – 5.00pm Ngā Taonga WhitahuaNZ Film & Archives will present a series of Taranaki documentaries through the eyes of kāumatua, kuia and whānau
6 – 9.00pm World premiere – Tatarakihi, The Children of ParihakaThis film has been in the making for 145 years and covers the story of Te Whiti and Tohu by retracing their steps and those ancestors who were forcibly removed and incarcerated without trial.
10 – midnight Puanga Kai Rau ConcertA musical celebration featuring local musicans and guests to finish off the festival