Jun
21
6:30 AM06:30

Te Ranga Battle Site Service and Ceremony

Location: Te Ranga battle site, Corner of Pyes Pa and Joyce Roads

Supported by: Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Huria Management Trust

Programme:

6.30AM The Gathering 

7.00AM Mihi and karakia - blessing of new pou 

7.45AM  Parakuihi – at St Thomas Aquinas College

9.00AM   Pohiri/mihi – Kingitanga, visiting iwi – guests and visitors 

10.00AM  Pohiri/mihi – VIP group

11.00AM Nga Roimata O Te Ranga – a recounting of the events of 21 June 1864 in kapa haka and song

11.30AM Memorial service and wreath

12.30PM  Poroporoaki and Karakia 

Depart Te Ranga Reserve for St Thomas Aquinas College for lunch

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Apr
28
6:30 PM18:30

Gate Pa Commemoration Dinner

Please note: this is the only event where entry is paid and limited.

Location: Trinity Wharf

Guest Speakers: Willie Apiata VC and Major General David Cullen ACGS (UK)

*The Art Competition winner will be announced and the Senior Speech Competition winner will deliver their speech

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11235639

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Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

Art Competition Awards - Adult Division

Location: St George's Church

Time: 2pm

Judge: Rotorua Artist, June Grant

Prize: $2,000 first place and $500 runner up

Sponsors: Simpson Grierson, New World - Gate Pa, Mitre 10 Mega - Gate Pa, Tower Scaffolding, Nga Tahatai Trust

Winner to be announced and then invited to attend Commemoration Dinner (28 April at 6.30pm).

http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/70397-exhibiting-gate-pa-battle.html

http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/battle_of_gate_pa_1864/topics/show/1624-battles-of-gate-pate-ranga-art-competition-2014

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Apr
21
to Apr 22

Gate Pa Lecture Series

Location: St George's Church, Gate Pa

Lecture Series: Dr Cliff Simons (Military Historian) and Des Tata (Ngai Tamarawhaho Historian)

Dates: 21 & 22 April 7 - 9pm

Sponsor: Pukehinahina Charitable Trust 

http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/70231-free-gate-pa-concert-tonight.html

http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/battle_of_gate_pa_1864/topics/show/1719-battle-of-gate-pa-150th-commemoration-lecture

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11088048

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Apr
19
to May 3

Art Competition Launch

Location: St George’s Church, Gate Pa

Opens: 19 April at 10am (entries can be delivered from 17 April)

Exhibition Dates: 21 April - 3 May (9am to 12.30pm weekdays)

Judge: Rotorua Artist, June Grant

Winners Announced: Adult Division announced on 28 April at 2pm at St George's Church. Winner awarded at the Commemoration Dinner (28 April at 6.30pm). Schools Division winner announced at ceremony on 3 May at 10am at St George's Church.

Sponsors: Simpson Grierson, Gate Pa New World, Mitre 10 Mega, Tower Scaffolding, Nga Tahatai Trust

*Winners artwork will be displayed at Creative Tauranga in June as part of the lead up to the Battle of Te Ranga 150th Commemoration (21 June).

http://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/69919-gate-pa-art-exhibition-opens.html

http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/en/battle_of_gate_pa_1864/topics/show/1624

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Apr
14
to May 3

Gate Pa Images Exhibition

Location: St George's Church, Gate Pa

Opens: 14 April 6.30pm

Dates: 14 April - 3 May (weekdays 9am - 12.30pm)

Exhibition: drawings, paintings and photographs showing places, activities and some of the people who took part in the events of 1864

Sponsor: Acorn Foundation & Harvey Norman

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11238636

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