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Waitangi Day Commemorations in Okains Bay

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Brief Description

A great family fun day out in both Okains Bay and Onuku Marae. At Okains Bay events include a traditional Maori welcome onto the Marae, a magnificent carved waka being paddled up the river, colonial displays, exhibits, crafts, vintage engines, printing presses, children’s games, a traditional hangi lunch, music and a garden bar and so much more. For Onuku commemorations more info coming.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Okains Bay Commemorations
Nau mai, Haere mai. Join us at the Okains Bay Māori and Colonial Museum for a family day to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Highlights include a pōwhiri (traditional welcome), hāngī lunch, children’s races, construction of sand volcanoes, and the paddling of our magnificent waka on the Ōpara River. View the Museum’s amazing collections and enjoy continuous demonstrations all day including bread baking in a traditional clay oven, master weavers, working blacksmith and print shop. Crafts, stalls, lolly scramble, sausage sizzle, espresso coffee, garden bar, cafeteria and more! The Waitangi Day commemorations at Okains Bay are the largest and longest standing in the South Island with 2019 being the 44th consecutive commemoration. 

Entrance Adults $10, Children $2

Please bring cash. No ATM available.

Please phone the Okains Bay Museum for more details. 03 304 8611.

Location1146 Okains Bay Rd, Okains Bay 7583

Emailinfo@okainsbaymuseum.co.nz

Phone03 304 8611

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A great family fun day out in both Okains Bay and Onuku Marae. At Okains Bay events include a traditional Maori welcome onto the Marae, a magnificent carved waka being paddled up the river, colonial displays, exhibits, crafts, vintage engines, printing presses, children’s games, a traditional hangi lunch, music and a garden bar and so much more. For Onuku commemorations more info coming.

Phone: 
03 304 8611
Detailed information: 

Okains Bay Commemorations
Nau mai, Haere mai. Join us at the Okains Bay Māori and Colonial Museum for a family day to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Highlights include a pōwhiri (traditional welcome), hāngī lunch, children’s races, construction of sand volcanoes, and the paddling of our magnificent waka on the Ōpara River. View the Museum’s amazing collections and enjoy continuous demonstrations all day including bread baking in a traditional clay oven, master weavers, working blacksmith and print shop. Crafts, stalls, lolly scramble, sausage sizzle, espresso coffee, garden bar, cafeteria and more! The Waitangi Day commemorations at Okains Bay are the largest and longest standing in the South Island with 2019 being the 44th consecutive commemoration. 

Entrance Adults $10, Children $2

Please bring cash. No ATM available.

Please phone the Okains Bay Museum for more details. 03 304 8611.

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1146 Okains Bay Rd, Okains Bay 7583
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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00