Event Details


Bring the family along and join us to commemorate Waitangi Day with a kapa haka performance, weaving demonstrations, film screenings, and more.

1pm - Performance by Te Waiora Kapa Haka
1:30pm - Film screening ‘Poi E: The Story Of Our Song’
2pm – Guided museum tour about the New Zealand Land Wars
3:30pm – Film screening ‘Whina’
1pm to 4.30pm - Weaving demonstrations with Te Roopu Aroha Ki Te Raranga
1pm to 4.30pm - Live music on the Museum forecourt

The film screenings and guided tour have limited spaces available and require an online booking prior.

All events are free.

Our Waitangi Day Festival is supported by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Free film screenings thanks to the New Zealand Film Commission


  • Mon 06 Feb


  • 1:00 pm — 5:00 pm


  • 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton
  • New Zealand