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2022 successful applicants

*Please note this list will be updated as the status of events is confirmed.


Hihiaua Cultural Centre Trust

A free public event at the Hihiaua Cultural Centre in Whangarei to commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi 181 years ago. It will include the launch of ‘Me Anga Whakamua | Facing the Future’ and the opening of the TUIA Art Exhibition.


Dargaville Artists Assn Inc


An event provides local youth with an opportunity to learn new skills within the lens of Maori heritage. The event will be a one-day live event on the banks of the Northern Waiora river with a public event on Waitangi Day.


Whangaroa Papa Hapū


A large, combined exhibition and associated workshops will be held to deliver local narratives regarding the naming of places in Whangaroa since 1840 that commemorate the signing.



The Whanau Community Trust


A free lunch-and-learn seminar on Te Tiriti o Waitangi to create more awareness and a better understanding of the Treaty.



Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato


The event will include traditional kapa haka and contemporary performances, workshops, talks, tours and kids’ games relating to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.



Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust

A whānau day which will have old videos and photographs, stories of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Kōrero from local kaumātua, a local Whakatāne District councillor with a pākehā view on Te Tiriti o Waitangi and entertainment from the local tamariki.


Tauranga City Council


A community dawn service event at the base of Hopukiore (Mount Drury) followed by a blessing. A community celebration of Te Tiriti o Waitangi will then be held with speeches and cultural performances.


Tunohopu Marae

The event features speech, language, history, environment, kai, wellbeing and performances, which will be presented in a variety of ways catering to all ages and interests.


Maketu Taiapure Trust

The event will start at the Monument as the landing place of Te Arawa Waka and then proceed to the green next to the community centre with kai provided and information about Te Tiriti o Waitangi displayed.


Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa Runanga Trust

The day will share iwi history, wider Reporoa history and promote environmental awareness through showcasing some of the many environmental restoration projects within the rohe.



Te Runanaga o Turanganui a Kiwa

The Waitangi Day out will include live music and educational Waitangi korero/activities for tamariki, as well as kai carts and information stands.



Wairoa District Council

The Wairoa Waitangi Day event showcases historic displays, images and information which relate toTe Tiriti o Waitangi and the Treaty to Wairoa.


Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust


An event includes a pre-dawn karakia to commemorate the three Rangatira who signed the Treaty of Waitangi. A hāngī breakfast, educational workshops and bilingual entertainment will be available during the day.


Waipureku Waitangi Trust


The event will include karakia and korero about the significance of the site, a talk relating to signing history and a free workshop.



New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Council Inc


A gathering at the national office to talk about te Tiriti and the relationship with elders.


Orongomai Marae Community Centre Trust

A free Open Day celebration with entertainments from many multi-cultural groups, performers, local combined school kapa haka groups.


Kia Kaha Productions, Waitangi Alert


The event will include live poetry, DJ sets, local musicians, kai, and korero relating to decolonisation.


Māoriland Charitable Trust


Exhibition of toi Māori by artists of the ART Confederation at Toi Matarau Gallery. A panel discussion will follow to commemorate Waitangi Day.



Westland District Council

Attendees can meet tangata whenua, experience a marae firsthand, eat traditional kai and listen to local storytellers along with learning about the Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


Buller Rural Education Activities Programs Incorporated Society

A shared community day centred around Waitangi Day storytelling and a proposed scavenger hunt introducing te reo Māori and local history.



Te Aitarakihi Society Incorporated


The event will include cultural performances and demonstrations featuring kapahaka, mau rakau with interactive sessions, poi making, raranga, pasifika children's cultural group and Indian cultural group, and a Te Tiriti quiz.


All Together Kaiapoi


A family orientated event with local school kapa haka groups, local musicians, and multi-cultural dance groups. There will be speeches from dignitaries, haikorero, waiata, multi-cultural food stalls, a hangi and a variety of interactive activities for all ages.


Pounamu Ngai Tahu


The Waitangi Day Festival is a community generated event which brings together people to enjoy each other’s company and Māori culture through waiata, dance, kai, and crafts.


Ashburton Multi Cultural Trust


The event provides an opportunity for different ethnic groups within the local community to showcase their culture. This is achieved through performing arts and interactive children's activities. The event will also showcase informative parts where the Treaty of Waitangi will be explained or emphasised.



Te Anau Waitangi Charitable Trust

A family-friendly event commemorates the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including a mihi whakatau, kapa haka performances, musical performances, hangi lunch, ‘have a go’ cultural activities. A Treaty tent with resources and activities.


Updated on 1st February 2022