ANZAC Bay/Waipaopao Summer Kick-off Festival

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ANZAC Bay/Waipaopao Summer Kick-off Festival 02 December 2023

Venue: Anzac Bay

Times: 2-6pm

Cost: Free



The annual ANZAC Bay/Waipaopao Summer Kick-off Festival is back! Slide into summer with friends and whanau and soak up the festival vibes with stunning sea views across the Bay.

Kicking off Saturday 2nd December 2-6pm with an epic live music line-up, coffee and food trucks, activities for the kids, Otawhiwhi Marae storytelling, plus much more. A magical day with free admission for all.

The live music line-up is sure to impress with The Harmonic Resonators starting the party! The whanau band features Waiata Māori and party classics with lush harmonies, yodels, and energetic jams.

Mid-afternoon, Stylus will lay down their funk and soul styles with flavours of Polynesian reggae. Then late afternoon Matty and The Bux Tones, led by Matty Buxton and Regan Perry, will close out the programme.

Keep the kids entertained with activities including arts and crafts, hair braiding and more.

Bring your own deck chair and picnic blanket; indulge in the food truck’s delights or pack your own snacks. Please also remember a water bottle or reusable cup, we aim to keep waste to a minimum at this festival.

Head along for an afternoon of summer fun and beats at the beach!

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