Count­down to Toko­roa Day be­gins

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

It is the day that will cel­e­brate ev­ery­thing that is Toko­roa, the food, the cul­ture but more im­por­tantly, the peo­ple.

Toko­roa Day to be held on Novem­ber 23, at the South Waikato Sports and Events Cen- tre, ad­mis­sion id free.

Toko­roa Day or­gan­iser Missy Le­paio has or­gan­ised bands, in­di­vid­ual per­form­ers, a Face­book booth, fun ac­tiv­i­ties and de­li­cious food stalls.

The day will be­gin with a powhiri start­ing at 9am to wel­come guest speaker Maori Party MP Tar­i­ana Turia, Mrs Turia will also cut the rib­bon to of­fi­cially open the fes­tiv­i­ties.

This event is a non al­co­hol, drug and smoke free event. Ad­mis­sion is free. Per­form­ers in­clude Trae and Meg, Aaron and Amy, Aaron Mu­tua, Dakota Kingi, Hunny Jones, Our Soundz, Den­zel and Sam, Jus­tan Wil­son, Ray Bishop and Damien Heita.

For more in­for­ma­tion about Toko­roa Day check out the Toko­roa Day Face­book page.

TOKO­ROA DAY: Missy Le­paio and Noel Fer­gu­son (Aus­tralia) laid the foun­da­tions to build up the event in 2012.

TOKO­ROA TAL­ENT: Singer Ray Bishop who was pro­pelled to fame in the 1994 movie Once were War­riors will be per­form­ing at the Toko­roa Day cel­e­bra­tions in Novem­ber.

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