TE MAEVA NUI 2018
OFFICIAL OPENING & FLOAT PARADE
CONSTITUTION PARK
PUNANGA NUI
Friday 27th July 2018

At the Float Assembly Area
Along the main road from the West end of Avatiu Harbour towards Panama

12:00pm      ALL FLOATS TO ASSEMBLE AND READY FOR PRE-JUDGING
12:00pm      Pre-judging of Floats commence
1:20pm        Floats Roll to the Maire Nui Drive entrance

TORCH RELAY FROM THE QUEENS REPRESENTATIVE RESIDENCE, TITIKAVEKA.
9:30 am    Torch is lit and Scout Torch Bearers depart for Constitution Park, Avarua
Torch Relay proceeds through Panama until Constitution Park
Torch passes through float parade.

M.C. Papatua Papatua At the Main Seating Area
Constitution Park, Punanga Nui Foreshore, opposite the Catholic Cathedral:
12:00pm – 12.25pm    All invited guests arrived and seated
12:35pm        Arrival of the Chairman of the Religious Advisory Council (RAC) – met and                         escorted to his seat

12:40pm        Arrival of the Kaumaiti Nui (President of the House of Ariki), Tou Travel Ariki                       & Mrs Tou, met and escorted to their seats
12:45pm       Arrival of the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Mark Stephen Brown and Mrs                              Brown met and escorted to their seats.
12:50pm       Arrival of the Prime Minister, Hon. Henry Tuakeu Puna and Mrs Puna – met                          and escorted to their seats.
12.55pm       Arrival of the Queen’s Representative, H.E. Tom Marsters and Mrs Marsters –                      met and escorted to their seats

1:00pm

  • Opening Prayer Service by the Chairman of the Religious Advisory Council
  • Lighting of the Te Maeva Nui Flame by the Prime Minister, Hon. Henry Tuakeu Puna
  • Address and Declaring OPEN the Te Maeva Nui 2018, by the Prime Minister Prime
    Minister, Hon. Henry Tuakeu Puna
  • And the start of the Float Parade arrival led by the Brass band, Uniform organisations
  • Floats End
  • Closing Prayer by the Chairman of the Religious Advisory Council

THE 53rd CONSTITUTION CELEBRATIONS TE MAEVA NUI 2018 BEGINS
I E KO KO

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