There will be ''something for everybody'' in Waitati
The third annual Waitati Music Festival at Bland Park will
cater for more than just music fans, organisers say.
About 1000 people were expected to attend, organiser Katie
From 11am until 11pm, acts such as Skulldubbery, Olay and
Manthyng will keep the crowd entertained and for the first
time the festival will feature two stages.
''We have named it [the second stage] Mini Rave,'' she said.
''It's a dance party. It's 12 hours of DJs playing all genres
Organiser Tania Turei said music was not the only drawcard.
''We have got an amazing children's area,'' she said.
''It's going to be great for kids. We have got toys and face
paintings and then we have got the art projects. We have
something for everybody this year.''
People would have the opportunity to join in art projects
during the course of the festival, including creating an LED
Graffiti artist Aroha Novak would run a workshop and people
would have an opportunity to create a mural at the skate
park, she said.
''I think this year is going to be the best yet,'' Mrs Turei
Entry costs $10 for adults and children are free.