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Tribal Rugby Festival 2011, Rotorua

Tribal Rugby Festival 2011, Rotorua


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A Three Day Festival Event Celebrating Maori Rugby, Culture, Arts & Cuisine

11th October – Kia Ora Challenge Day

FREE – Village green 10am till 3pm

Join us to compete and enjoy some great Rugby focussed activities. Try ki-o-rahi with Buck Shelford, test your rugby skills or
learn the haka.

12th October – MANAAKITANGA – Maori Food & Wine Evening

Rotorua Convention Centre 5pm till 11.30pm
Only $30 each – including entry, festival glass and complimentary drink.

TASTE …the unique flavours of NZ, from succulent kawakawa chicken to wild harvest surf clams.
ENJOY…wine from two of NZ’s best Maori vineyards & a range of NZ beers
SHARE…the evening with former Maori All Blacks including Buck Shelford and Hika Reid
RELAX and be entertained by Russell Harrison and other top NZ performers

13th October – STREET PARTY

Kia Ora Celebrate

FREE – Lakeend Tutanekai Street 4pm till 10pm

Be part of Rotorua’s biggest Street Party. Featuring Cornerstone Roots, Rio Hemopo, Major and other local entertainers
including kapahaka, street performers and community groups.

Visit the Maori market featuring traditional and contemporary Maori arts and crafts.

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