Summer is here: Onehunga Festival 2019

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Date: Saturday 23 February

Time: 10.30am-3pm

Venue: Onehunga Bay Reserve on Beachcroft Avenue

Come along to the Onehunga Bay Reserve with your family for a great day of entertainment, activities, food, stalls and fun.

Headline act for the festival is pioneer Pasifika hip hop artist Che Fu who promises to bring his energy and enthusiasm that makes him one of New Zealand’s most successful recording artists. Joining Che are the recent winners of the RNZ Battle of the Cover Bands White Chapel Jak. Their eclectic sound will ensure the stage will be humming with their take on classic tracks. Festival favourites Cook Island performers Anuanua are back again, and many more on the stage. Our MC for this year is King Homeboy who will beatbox is way into your hearts.

Free amusements include face painting, bouncy castles, water walkers, cannonball blaster, jump slide, bouncer maze, climbing wall, Old MacDonald’s Farm petting zoo, balloon twisting and a Circus Fun Zone!

Food stalls include Onehunga Bites pop-up eatery with tastes from some of Onehunga’s cafes and bakeries, Miso-Ra, Mama’s dumplings, WISE catering, and Sisi’s Pastry.

Other stalls will host some of Onehunga’s great community groups including the playgroup and community house, plus you can get a free chiropractic check or have a free Well Woman smear test.

On the water, the Aotea Sea Scouts will give you the opportunity to try your hand at kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding.

The YMCA will have some equipment to put you through your paces and the Onehunga Football Club will have a small pitch set up to test out your skills.

Consider riding your bike to the event. We are looking to provide bike valet parking and will have a free bike mechanic on-site.

There’s so much more fun to be explored at the 2019 Onehunga Festival so come along on 23 February to enjoy!

Thanks to our sponsors:
– Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board
– Onehunga Business Association
– Panuku Development Auckland
– Mercury
– Dress-Smart
– AT Community Bike Fund
– Parkinson & Bouskill
– Denise Lee MP

And support from our community including:
– Onehunga Community Patrol
– Kiwianis
– Onehunga Council of Social Services
– Onehunga Community News
– The 312 Hub

 

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