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

Jun
18
5:30 pm17:30

Pukehinahina Photo Exhibition

Location: Tauranga City Library, 95 Willow Street

Launch: Wednesday 18 June 6.30pm (then open during library hours)

Programme:

5.45pm Te Kura o Matapihi

6.00pm Blessing

6.10pm Maraea Ranui's speech (Gate Pā Speech Competition winner)

6.15pm Mix and mingle

Contact: Bernie Johnson (bernie.johnson@tauranga.govt.nz)

Apr
29
4:30 pm16:30

Ceremony at London Memorial

Location: Naval College grounds, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Event: Wreath-laying ceremony at Gate Pa Memorial

 Attending: NZ High Commission Staff and Ngati Ranana

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

Apr
21
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

Apr
19
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