Registrations are open for the Taranaki Puanga Festival 2018, you will find forms for each event or a pack for Days 1 & 2 in the War Memorial Hall and another pack for Day 3 Sports and family fun.

The Puanga korowai will be awarded to another deserving person at this years powhiri and official opening of the festival.

you can expect to see kapahaka of all ages, Manu Koorero, Idols talent shows, poster entries and stalls over the first 2 Days of the festival held at the Waitara War Memorial hall. On Day 3 held at Waitara Clifton Park we will have netball, touch, stalls and family friendly activities.

*Please have entries in by 21 September 2018

**Gold coin donation at the door each day and doors will be closed during performances, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Puanga News

Pitopito kōrero

8 Ball

Register for 8Ball here



Darts 5:30m 27 Oct 2018@ Waitara RSA. $3 to play, Only 32 entries availiable


Puanga Stall holders

Stall holders can fill out a form online or print and post

Idol puanga

Puanga Idol Information

Stars, diva’s and amateurs to bring everything you’ve got to the stage and showcase your talent for family and friends of the community. Opportunity to win a cash prize!

te Reo Puanga

Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo

We are continuing the Te Reo initiative that was started in 2008, 2009, 2010, and was a great success. Run along side the annual Puanga Festival.

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