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“Haere mai ra e nga iwi e
Ki te whakanui i tenei hui…”

Ngati Porou rohe is reigniting the Hui Topu kaupapa with an invitation to gather in Hick’s Bay-Wharekahika for a day of whanaungatanga, whanau activities, markets, kai stalls, haka, performances and more. Nau mai, haramai, piki mai, kake mai!

Programme

The main day for Hui Topu is 20 April. For locals and those travelling and staying from Friday 19th there is a Pohiri and Karakia on Friday. There will also be an Easter Sunday Karakia on the 21st with baptisms and confirmations.

Friday 19

4.30PM: Powhiri - Hinemaurea ki Wharekahika

6.00PM: Dinner

7.00PM: Karakia, Good Friday, Panapa Tapu

Saturday 20 - HUI TOPU

10.00AM: Opening Karakia - TKKM o Kawakawa Mai Tawhiti

10.30AM: WHANAU ACTIVITIES

Sports Mixed Netball & Touch (ages 13-21)

Kids Programme (12 & Under), Easter Egg Hunt

Pakeke Lounge, Local Market & Food Stalls

Food & Goods for sale - make sure you bring cash!

2.00PM: Free Time - Preparation For Haka Festival

4.00PM: KAPA HAKA FESTIVAL

5.00-7.00PM: Rolling Dinner

8.00PM: BLUE LIGHT DISCO

10.00PM: Karakia - The Great Vigil of Easter

SUNDAY 21

10.00AM: EASTER KARAKIA - BAPTISMS & CONFIRMATIONS

12.00PM: Hakari - Hinemaurea Marae, Wharekahika

Click Here to downloaD Hui Topu Programme

When: 10AM-10PM, Saturday 20 April 2019.

Where: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kawakawa Mai Tawhiti, 22 Wharf Rd, Hicks Bay

 

ENQUIRIES AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Accommodation is available from Good Friday to Easter Sunday.

A Bus will leave from Turanga Saturday 9AM, and return from Hicks Bay leaving 7:30PM.

If you require accommodation or would like to reserve a seat on the bus, contact Treena Tapine

Ph: (06) 867 8856

Email: treena@tairawhiti.org.nz

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