Kia Kotahi: Race Days On Takaparawhau

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Kia Kotahi: Race Days On Takaparawhau

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 14, 2021

Kia Kotahi: Race Days On Takaparawhau, is a fan zone held on Takaparawhau throughout the key America’s Cup race dates. The fan zone will showcase Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei culturally, creatively, and historically, as well as celebrate the major international sporting event, happening close by in the Waitematā Harbour.The America’s Cup (AC36) will be one of Aotearoa’s (and globally) premier sporting and major events for 2021.

This is a prime opportunity to leverage off this activity with a high impact fan zone of thoughtful activations up on Takaparawhau, inviting the public and creating more awareness, knowledge and a deeper understanding of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, the people of Tāmaki Makauaru’s local iwi. AC36, at its core, is more than the America’s Cup races. It is an opportunity to showcase Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to the world. It’s a chance to be creative, innovative and welcoming.

The fan zone will take place on Takaparawhau over 6 days throughout February and March. This document briefly outlines a suite of ideas for making this offering a unique and special experience for both the public attending, and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. It also provides a call to action for anyone from Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to get involved in this special occasion.

Key Dates:
Saturday, 6 March – America’s Cup – Race 1/2
Sunday 7th March – America’s Cup – Race 3/4
Saturday, 13 March – America’s Cup – Race 9/10
Sunday, 14 March – America’s Cup – Race 11/12


March 7
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm