Te Rā o Waitangi and Whānau Film Night

Wellington City Council is proud to present two free, whānau-friendly events, in commemoration of Aotearoa’s national day.

Whānau Film Night

Friday 5 February 2021

From 6pm
Waitangi Park, Cable St

Pack a picnic dinner and join us at Waitangi Park on the evening before Waitangi Day.

Māoriland Film Festival will present a selection of short films, followed by the iconic Poi E.

Māoriland is the largest indigenous film festival in the southern hemisphere with a year-round programme of events. 

Te Rā o Waitangi

Saturday 6 February 2021

12noon - 7.30pm
Waitangi Park, Cable St

Bring your friends and whānau, and enjoy an award-winning line-up of Māori performers, food and culture.

A delicious hāngi will be available from midday, but you’ll need to be quick – there are only 500 servings! You can also dig into a café version of the classic Karaka Café hāngi – available at the café from 10.30am to midday.

Te Rā o Waitangi Programme

  • 1200 - Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika - Welcome speech by his Worship, Mayor Andy Foster
  • 1220 - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Mokopuna
  • 1300 - Tomorrow People
  • 1410 - The Profile
  • 1440 - King Homeboy
  • 1500 - Majic
  • 1615 - Sianne Dougherty
  • 1700 - Valley Kids
  • 1745 - REI
  • 1835 - Louis Baker
  • 1930 - Festival ends