Rōpū

→ He Waiata Puāwai, learning through waiata
Weekly evening singing classes
Wednesdays 6-7pm
All welcome

The local community singing class meets weekly in Matariki Wharenui at O Wairoa Marae. Our class of all ages, covers a vast range of exciting material including; learning about protocols, customs, karakia, whakawhanaungatanga and much more through the simple act of singing.

Nestled within a safe environment to practice and led by a team of supportive tutors, there is always something new to discover. He Waiata Puāwai members, while having access to our community programmes and events, also have the option to practice waiata at events.

→ Pūrākau, storytelling
Fortnightly storytelling
Fridays 10-12pm
All welcome

Pūrākau will be held fortnightly in Matariki Wharenui at O Wairoa Marae.

Events

→ Waitangi Day
Free Poi workshop
10am - 12pm, 6 February 2024
Matariki Wharenui at O Wairoa Marae

→ Matariki Festival
10am-3pm Saturday 15 June 2024
O Wairoa Marae

→ Whānau Lunch
11am Sunday 15 December 2024
O Wairoa Marae

→ Workshops for Rangatahi
Uenuku
Rongoā
Beginners Poi
Mau rākau