Gareth and I were blessed to be stallholders at the Kiwi Waka Festival in Dee Why this year. Its been going since 2006 and the talent this year was phenomenal. There were island dancers, the always awesome Te Raranga Whanui and lovely singers. Sweet Az had people up off their seats dancing but i reckon the Cotter boys blew us all away.

KreatioNZ Taonga Shack, Te Kina Wahine and Poly Swag were there with plenty of goodies to buy. We got to see the beautiful work of talented Artists Astrid Rosemary & Buster Wainohu. I got photos of Buster’s mahi but forgot to photograph the cards I bought for mum from Astrid.

If you scroll to the bottom of the pictures you will find a video of Raniera singing.

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Stall Holders at Kiwi Waka Festival 2015

Stall Holders at Kiwi Waka Festival 2015

Buster Wainohu - Sydney Carver

Buster Wainohu – Sydney Carver

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Buster Wainohu - Sydney Carver

Buster Wainohu – Sydney Carver

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I was trying to take a photo of the stalls when these guys jumped in

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NZSnack Foods – They have shops in Banksia & Wentworthville. Click the photo to go to their online shop

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KreatioNZ – Taonga Shack. Their website is coming soon.

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Looking for unique taonga? KreatioNZ stock the work of amazing artists like Anthony Brae-Heta of Tribal Creations

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This boy had me stopped in my tracks so i quickly videoed this song. Tino rawe!