Feilding & District 150 Years

1st Mar 2024

FRIDAY 1st MARCH:

KARAKIA HUAKI RANGI (Dawn Ceremony) led by Ngati Kauwhata me Nga Iwi o Te Reureu                Mt Stewart Memorial - Piki Kotuku                                                                                              Gathering from 6.30am   Starting at 7.00am

SPECIAL FARMERS MARKET - Manchester Square 8.30am - 1.00pm
MILITARY DISPLAY - Manchester Square 8.30am - 1.00pm

FEILDING & DISTRICT MILITARY PARADE - Manchester Square 11.00am

FEILDING LIVESTOCK REENACTMENT (SALESYARDS) - watch as the team reenact the selling of a sheep pen from over 100 years ago - 12.30pm

MANCHESTER BLOCK DINNER - WALK THROUGH THE DECADES, Civic Centre                                 

Be wined and dined while enjoying a display of the decades since the 1870's beginning with the history of our local iwi before the first settlers arrived.                                                                   Doors Open 6.00pm  Evening commences 6.45pm   Tickets $70.00   Cash Bar                               Purchase your tickets. Limited available. To book go to www.feilding.co.nz                     

SATURDAY 2ND MARCH:

HERITAGE FAMILY FUN DAY - Manchester Square 10.00am - 3.00pm
Kids N Country, Old Fashioned Games, Non-stop Live Entertainment, Vintage Vehicles, Storytelling and Displays , Steam Traction Rides, Tractor Wagon Rides, Beard Growing and Hair-do Competitions. Time Chest What Feilding & District Will Look like in 2050, Hangi, Food Trucks, Ethnic Group Displays and More!

SUNDAY 3rd MARCH:

150th COMMUNITY CHURCH SERVICE - Feilding Churches Combined Gathering, Civic Centre, 10.am Followed by Morning Tea

150th COMMEMORATION OFFICIAL TREE PLANTING CEREMONY  11.00am

THRU THE DECADES STREET PARADE - 2.00pm - 3.30pm                                                                The parade will follow the same route as the Feilding Xmas Parade down Fergusson Street and into Manchester Square where the vehicles will park up for viewing. Make sure you are in town well before 2.00pm to find your spot and watch the lineup of vehicles from the past and floats from different decades. What will be your favourite!                                                                                 
Songs Through the Ages - Prayer for the Future. St John's Anglican Church, 7.Pm
All Weekend and Leading up to 1-3 March

Central Feilding Historic Walk
Feilding and Manawatū District - Heritage Collections Tours
Feilding & District Cafes & Restaurants - Tasty Specials on Offer
Feilding & District Art Soceity - Notable People and Places, from Throughout the Last 150 Years and 150 Years into the Future.

Coach House Musuem - Heritage Displays and Stories
Business Shop Window Displays
Dress up - Through the Decades Theme


Dates

  • Friday 1st Mar, 2024 07:00 AM - Friday 1st Mar, 2024 12:00 PM
  • Saturday 2nd Mar, 2024 10:00 AM - Saturday 2nd Mar, 2024 03:00 PM
  • Sunday 3rd Mar, 2024 10:00 AM - Sunday 3rd Mar, 2024 08:00 PM


Venue

Manchester Square
Manchester St
Feilding



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