As part of our Matariki Waihi experience local schools gathered for a ‘Community Hikoi’ (a march) on Friday 24th June, from 12 noon - 1.30 p.m. We met at the Pumphouse and walked through town singing waiata and then back to the Pumphouse for lunch. Thank you to Mrs Coll for organising this Matariki event and these upcoming Matariki activities - book in these dates.
Wednesday 29th June, 5-7 p.m. Waihi Memorial Hall.
All Waihi East School students and our Kapahaka group will be performing. More details will be in a separate newsletter. Hangi will be available, pre-order sales only. Purchase from East School office.
Matariki Dawn Viewing
Friday 1st July, 6 a.m. Bowentown Heads. Dawn Viewing of Matariki, followed by kai and cup of tea at Otawhiwhi Marae. Some of the staff will be attending, and we hope that lots of Waihi East tamariki and whānau will too.
Tapuwae Tournament please note - change of date.
Thursday 7th July, 9-3 p.m. at Waihi Central School.
We have our Y4-6 East teams entered to compete for the carved trophy and become ‘Nga Whetu (Stars) o Matariki’.