Waitangi celebrated with family event
A free event is being held at the Morrinsville Recreation Ground to celebrate Waitangi Day.
The event is being organised by Morrinsville youth group Te Ahurei A Rangatahi.
Youth co-ordinator Jade Tait said the event was for MatamataPiako residents, with funding from Matamata-Piako District Council and the Ministry of Youth Development.
Tait said the event would be a fun day, including free pool entry and prizes. Also on offer are volleyball, basketball, tennis, cricket and Ki-o-rahi Maori sport.
There will be a free hangi and sausage sizzle, as well as otherfood and drinks on sale.
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