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Matariki Makariri (Cold) Waka Ama Sprints

Matariki Makariri (Cold) Waka Ama Sprints

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  • Sun 24 Jun ’12, 10:00am – 1:00pm


Farndon Park Domain, Corner of Farndon Road and Highway 2, Clive, Hastings


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Staunch traditional Maori rowers of all ages will brave -2 C wind chill factor to compete in this annual outrigger canoe event to celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year.

There will be great camaraderie and rowers will come from near and far.

You can watch all the action from start to finish on the raised embankment. Plenty of parking. Wear layered clothing, hat, scarf and gloves.

There are hot soups and beverages for sale at the event.

Funded by Ngati Kahungunu Iwi and Te Puni Kokiri.

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