Saturday 01 November 2014 from 07:30pm – mid night. $20 per person, contact Maxine 027 5723 266
The korowai is presented by the Puanga committee to a different person every year and past recipients include Dr Ruakere Hond, Pue “Barry” Whakaruru and Raymond kaiki. This year however it was presented to the Festivals founder
Fierce competitions raged on from Thursday until Friday afternoon for the under 13’s kapahaka competitions, see the results here
This year boasted over 70 contestants for the Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo competition, needless to say it was a huge success and proved very popular with W’anau. Participants ranged from under 13″s to Open Seniors.
Talent from across the Taranaki region came together at the Taranaki Puanga Festival. The entertainment was amazing and spirits were lifted as the performers took the stage.
Our Puanga Poster competition was delightful, the children of Manukorihi Intermediate School are bursting with talent – See the poster winner of the $200 prize money for 2014!
10th annual festival held OCT 30th, 31st and NOV 1st 2014 at the Waitara War Memorial
Sponsorship 2014 supporting community-originated projects that increase language use, proficiency and strengthen the ability of communities to lead language regeneration.
A big thank you to the Taranaki District Health Board for not only improving our lives through health care & knowledge, but also by supporting our annual community event.
Creative communities New Plymouth played a part in this years Taranaki Puanga festival by being one of our treasured sponsors