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Festival of the Elements - Award Winning Artists on Show

Monday, 31 January 2011, 10:38 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Since 1992, the people of Porirua have enjoyed the performances of many great artists at the City’s annual Festival of the Elements. However, never before have so many recipients of major national and international awards been on show. Festival Chairman, ... More >>

Elements Festival – Come and Join the Circus!

Friday, 28 January 2011, 2:14 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

It’s official – the Wellington Youth Circus is coming to town! They will be performing in the Te Rauparaha Arena – on the Rising Stars Stage, this Waitangi Day, February 6, at Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua. The Wellington Youth Circus train ... More >>

Festival of the Elements - Programme

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 11:14 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Karakia, mihi and opening: An interdenominational service will be led by local clergy with music by the Wellington Male Voice Choir. A mihi to guests will be given by Taku Parai and other Ngati Toa Kaumatua with waiata by the Mana College Kapa Haka ... More >>

Elements Festival Presents – Wai

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 3:04 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Strong, soulful and evocative, Wai are a Maori electronica band which expresses the life force of the living Maori language, with natural beats, rhythms, and sounds. Human breath, insect and bird sounds, are incorporated with enticing vocal patterns ... More >>

Ben Makisi - a Pacific Tenor of Note

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 3:01 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Benjamin (Ben) Fifita Makisi, New Zealand’s premier Polynesian Tenor, will be performing at the 2011 Festival of the Elements this Waitangi Day, February 6, at Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua. Ben is of Samoan and Tongan descent and has graduated ... More >>

Hinemoana Baker – Our Voice

Saturday, 22 January 2011, 1:30 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Hinemoana Baker is a poet and musician with a fascination for sound effects and unusual instruments. She is the daughter of an ex-Maori All Black dad and a mother who descends from Bavarian goat-herders, known for their yodelling. More >>

Wonky Donkey!

Monday, 27 December 2010, 4:55 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Quick! - tell the kids that Wonky Donkey will be at the 2011 Festival of the Elements this Waitangi Day, February 6, at Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua. Wild, wacky and wonderful, Craig Smith’s ‘The Wonky Donkey Show’ will delight everyone within earshot. More >>

Making a splash with art

Friday, 24 December 2010, 10:43 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Titahi Bay Intermediate School are set to make a proper splash with their ‘Tapa Cloth’ fish in the Art Action gymnasium at the 2011 Festival of the Elements this Waitangi Day, February 6, at Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua. The Art Splash is just one ... More >>

Off The Wall Art Textiles! At Festival

Thursday, 15 January 2009, 2:56 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

When art and fashion fuse with passion and creative flair the result is ‘Eco prints to Art Couture’ at Pataka. An inspired group of five local artists showcase their practice using natural dyed textiles at Bottle Creek Gallery from the Waitangi Day ... More >>

The Elements Festival Calls For Gazza!

Friday, 9 January 2009, 8:51 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Gary McCormick is back! the ‘Bay boy’ returns as MC for the Festival of the Elements this Waitangi Day, February 6, at Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua. More >>

Marae Opens Doors For Festival

Friday, 1 February 2008, 9:54 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

FESTIVAL OF THE ELEMENTS WAITANGI DAY 6 February 2008 Elsdon Park and Mana College grounds, Porirua More >>

'Didge ya 'ear that?!'

Thursday, 31 January 2008, 2:23 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Visiting Australian aboriginal performer Adam Hill will host a unique interactive workshop at the Festival of the Elements in Porirua next week for children. More >>

Ben’s Back With New Song

Monday, 28 January 2008, 12:55 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

2006 New Zealand Idol finalist Ben Hazlewood will be singing his new song ‘HIT YOU’ on the main stage at Porirua’s Festival of the Elements on Waitangi Day. More >>

Porirua Waitangi Day Festival Set To Rock!

Friday, 25 January 2008, 11:34 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

The idea of having a bunch of ukulele players to headline New Zealand’s biggest Waitangi Day festival seemed a little left of field at first. More >>

New Site – Better Art Action!

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 10:54 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

The new site for this year’s Festival of the Elements in Porirua has provided more room for an expanded Kapi-Mana News ART ACTION! Organiser Sue Garden-Bachop says the new site at Elsdon Park and Mana College has been a bonus for the Art Action ... More >>

Porirua Last Stop Before Global Mural Paint-Off!

Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 3:22 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

PORIRUA’s Festival of the Elements on Waitangi Day will be the last stop for one of New Zealand’s foremost trompe l’oeil (trick of the eye) muralists, Marc Spijkerbosch, before he heads to Australia in March to compete in a global mural paint-0ff. More >>

Festival of the Elements Less Than a Month away

Monday, 14 January 2008, 11:14 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

The 2008 Festival of the Elements in Porirua is nearly here and organisations, groups, artists and performers are gearing up for the highly colourful Waitangi Day event. More >>

Sounds Of The World

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 4:16 pm | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Music, dance and entertainment from around the world will be celebrated at this year’s Festival of the Elements in Porirua on February 6. More >>

Sizzling Elena Headlines Elements Festival

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 10:27 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

The extraordinary talented and sensational NZ violinist, named by Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast last year as a cultural icon, will headline the annual Festival of the Elements in Porirua on Waitangi Day. More >>

Bob’s Back At The Helm – Elements Festival

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 12:07 am | Porirua Festival of the Elements

Long time Chairman of next month’s Festival of the Elements in Porirua, Bob Cater, is back at the helm despite serious illness that saw him hospitalised in November. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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