Commemorate Parihaka in Christchurch

Peaceful resistance to a militia invasion began in the Taranaki settlement of Parihaka on 5 November 1881. This year there are events in Christchurch commemorating this historical event.
PDF of Parihaka commemorations in Christchurch


4 & 5 November 2013

Christchurch Otautahi Commemorations

Monday 4 November

6.30 – 7.15pm Jailhouse Backpackers, 338 Lincoln Rd
Free tours of Addington Jail where Tohu and Te Whiti were imprisoned.

7.30 – 8.00pm Addington Coffee Co-op, 297 Lincoln Rd.
Parihaka slides/music/poetry
8.00 – 8.30pm Guest Speaker: Ruakere Hond from Parihaka
8.30 – 9.00pm Discussion

Tuesday 5 November

7.00 – 8.15pm Transitional Cathedral, 220 Hereford St.

The film Tātarakihi: The Children of Parihaka followed by a discussion with Ruakere Hond

Information from Parihaka Committee (Otautahi).