Kīngitanga Day is a celebration of the relationship between the University of Waikato and the Kīngitanga (Māori King Movement) – a one day opportunity for students, staff and the wider community to celebrate our distinctive heritage, histories and relationships.
2011 Kīngitanga Day
Venue: The University of Waikato Hamilton and Tauranga Campuses
Date: Thursday April 14
Time: 9am onwards
A variety of events will be held throughout the day at the University of Waikato’s Hamilton and Tauranga campuses. Come and enjoy the University-wide programme of presentations, seminars, panel discussions and workshops. A range of live performances, arts and crafts, and displays will also feature throughout the day.
Keynote speakers presenting at Kīngitanga Day include Waikato University Chancellor the Rt Hon Jim Bolger, Māori Party co-leader the Hon Dr Pita Sharples, National MP Dr Wayne Mapp, leading Māori academics Professor Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal and Dr Pat Hohepa, Kīngitanga historian Rahui Papa and Ngāti Porou leader Selwyn Parata.
All scheduled activities are free and open to the community.
Please access this page for more detail.