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