On Saturday the 27th March 2021. Te Āhuru Mōwai in partnership with Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira hosted Kotahitanga Whānau Day at Takapūwāhia Park.
The atmosphere on the day was exactly the outcome we hoped for. Our highlights of the day were seeing the Tamariki having loads of fun in a safe place, our whānau enjoying the entertainment, food and stalls throughout the day.
We would like to thank our sponsors:
- PFM (Programmed Facilities Maintenance
- Ora Toa Smokefree
- Regional Public Health (Sustainability Trust)
- Moana Road
- Triple Threat
- Mc Donald's Porirua
- The Lighthouse Pauatahanui
- Escape Mate Wellington
Thank you to our stallholder participants:
- Ora Toa Health
- NZ Police
- Wellington Regional Emergency Management
- Whitireia Polytechnic Māori Nursing Year 1 Students
- Fire & Emergency NZ
- Regional Public Health
- Mahi Toa
- Ora Toa Rongoā
- Ora Toa Problem Gambling
- Taeaomanino Trust
Thank you to the service / contractor providers:
- Red Panda Establishment (Entertainment Production)
- Toa Basketball
- Daizy Design Face Painting
- Awesome Bounce
- AM Hire
- Porirua City Council
And a big thank you for the hospitality and support from our whānau and the marae committee for supporting the event!
Background on the band:
Garage Sessions: Is a local band that were recommended for the younger age bracket of the community.
Jamey Ferguson: is the founder of Katchafire band, he wrote the majority of their hit songs.
DJ: Patariki Hippolite Ngāti Toa iwi & board member