What to expect in 2023 after Waitangi Day hiatus
Waitangi Day festival events are going to be “really stepped up this year” after a hiatus due to Covid restrictions.
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In 2022, Waitangi events didn’t happen at the Treaty Grounds, and it was all virtual taking place on TV.
Waitangi project manager Lara Thorne said the break gave the Waitangi team and the organisations involved the opportunity to reflect and think about what Waitangi Day looks like from all perspectives such as the entertainment, health and safety and manaakitanga (hospitality).
She said this year will include a “phenomenal level of talent unlike any other year we’ve seen”.
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