HŌTAKA | PROGRAMME

With full days and sparkling nights, Pīata Mai will have something for everyone.

The festival is jam-packed with events and activities. Keep checking in for regular updates.

  • 06:00 PM
    Time: Doors open from 6.00pm
    Fee: $10 from Eventfinda
    Ages: All Ages
    KA WHITI, KA WHITI
    He Waka Kōtuia feat. Mara TK

    To coincide with the rising of the Matariki star cluster, our youngest & brightest stars He Waka Kōtuia, will open the festivities with songs from their new album He Mahi Tamariki supported by Mara TK from Electric Wire Hustle

    Proudly brought to you by Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu
  • 10:00 AM
    Time: 10am - 4pm
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    EXHIBITION & MARKET PLACE

    Exhibition featuring art works from Heramaahina Eketone, Jennifer Duff, Jonathan Waters, Simon Kaan, Chris Flavell, Rewa Pene, Metiria Turei, Vicki Lenihan, Kirsten Parkinson, Corey Bragg, Amber Bridgman, Te Whānau Arohanui Trust & Level 4 students from Rauangi Arts course Te Wānanga O Aotearoa

    Market place showcasing locally made kai, arts, crafts & clothing
  • 11:00 AM
    Time: 11am - 2pm
    Fee: Register on Eventfinda
    Ages: All Ages

    CONSTRUCT A MANU AUTE
    Jennifer Duff, Iwi Made Collective

    Construct your own Manu Aute with the guidance of Ngai Tahu Artist Jennifer Duff.

    Hear traditional stories, practices, harvesting techniques and the importance of Manu Aute during Matariki
    All materials are supplied but feel free to bring your own feathers, ribbons, beads etc to add your own personal touch.
  • 1.00 PM
    Time: 1pm - 2pm
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages

    INDIGENOUS HAUORA 
    Hamiora Bennet, Propel Fitness

    Join Hamiora Bennett, owner/operator of Propel Fitness & Brotein Sports Nutritional Supplements talk about Indigenous nutrition in a modern context & fasting for health.
  • 6:00 PM
    Time: Doors open 6.00 pm
    Fee: $10 from Eventfinda
    Ages: R15 Event (No Tamariki)
    CREATIVE, CONSCIOUS, COLLABORATIONS
    SPOKEN WORD & FASHION SHOW
    Creative Natives Aotearoa

    Witness our history as local fashion designers
    stitch and sew,
    colours that grow
    into modernised styles,
    meant to keep us together.

    Hear the rhymers, wordsmiths, lyricists
    speak our truths
    and recount our pasts
    from local spoken word artists.

    Featuring works from Amber Bridgman in collaboration with James York (ID Fashion Week) & Lah Di Dah (NZ Fashion Week).

    Proudly brought to you by Creative Natives Aotearoa
  • 10:00 AM
    Time: 10am - 4pm
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    EXHIBITION & MARKET PLACE

    Exhibition featuring art works from Heramaahina Eketone, Jennifer Duff, Johnathan Waters, Simon Kaan, Chris Flavell, Rewa Pene, Metiria Turei, Vicki Lenihan, Kirsten Parkinson, Corey Bragg, Amber Bridgman, Te Whānau Arohanui Trust & Level 4 students from Rauangi Arts course Te Wānanga O Aotearoa

    Market place showcasing locally made kai, arts, crafts & clothing
  • 11:00 AM
    Time: 11:00am
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    HE TĪTĪ TUATAHI
    Corey Bragg

    Corey Bragg (Kāti Mamoe, Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu) is a researcher and member of the Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering Body. As a recent graduate of the Māori Visual Arts programme (Te Wānanga o Aotearoa), Corey will provide a visual presentation that explores sustainability, science, and mahi kai.
  • 5:30 PM
    Time: Doors open from 5.00 pm
    Fee: Register on Eventfinda
    Ages: R18 Event
    KUMA MĀORI BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT

    Join KUMA in an after work game of trivial pursuits designed to encourage healthy competitive rivalry.

    A chance to network with other local Māori in Business.
    Light refreshments provided.
  • 7:30 PM
    Time: Details TBC
    Fee: Details TBC
    Ages: R18 Event
  • 7:30 AM
    Time: 7.30am - 8.30am
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    TIHEI MAURI ORA THE BREATH OF LIFE
    Fraser Beck, Optimal Health Model

    An opportunity to explore the mind-body connection in depth.
    1. Learning how to breathe and what to feel.
    2. Learning the 'Deep Core' of human body and how this interacts with the way we breathe.
    3. An insight into developmental kinesiology and why the  movement patterns we perform during our early years are so important.
  • 10:00 AM
    Time: 10am - 4pm
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    EXHIBITION & MARKET PLACE

    Exhibition featuring art works from Heramaahina Eketone, Jennifer Duff, Johnathan Waters, Simon Kaan, Chris Flavell, Rewa Pene, Metiria Turei, Vicki Lenihan, Kirsten Parkinson, Corey Bragg, Amber Bridgman, Te Whānau Arohanui Trust & Level 4 students from Rauangi Arts course Te Wānanga O Aotearoa

    Market place showcasing locally made kai, arts, crafts & clothing
  • 10:30 AM
    Time: 10.30am - 2pm
    Fee: Koha
    Ages: All Ages
    TRADITIONAL MĀORI HEALING
    Te Aomihia, Kia Ora Hands Aotearoa

    Join Te Aomihia & other practitioners as they share kōrero around the art & purpose of using Mirimiri & Romiromi. Hear about it's uses as a means of healing injuries, releasing old tensions, and balancing bodily function.
  • 2:00 PM
    Time: 2pm
    Fee: Koha Entry
    Ages: All Ages
    CLOSING CEREMONY
    Te Aho Paihere

    Join us for our closing ceremony with a star studded performance from Te Aho Paihere.