Hauora Village Information Sheet

Te Matatini 2015 – Christchurch will be held from 4 – 8 March 2015, North Hagley Park, Christchurch.

The Hauora Village will be situated in the Te Matatini market place. The aim of the Hauora Village is to provide information and services that support Māori whānau to achieve active, positive and healthy lifestyles. The Village will operate under the Te Pae Mahutonga indigenous framework and will advocate Mauriora (access to a secure cultural identity); Waiora (environmental protection); Toiora (healthy lifestyles); Te Oranga (participation in society); Ngā Manukura (leadership) and Te Mana Whakahaere (autonomy).

Key Themes

The Hauora Village aims to deliver the following.

To promote

  • Te Pae Mahutonga
  • Whānau ora
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Wellbeing
  • Healthy kai
  • Physical activity
  • Quality local and distinctly southern products and services


We expect Hauora Village health providers to commit to providing the following to all festival participants.

  • An interactive and positive experience
  • An engaging and educational interaction
  • A caring and professional service
  • Innovative approaches and examples of how to achieve a healthy lifestyle
  • If you are providing kai, please provide healthy kai

We expect that all services in the Hauora Village will be provided free of charge to festival participants.

If you wish to charge for your services, you will need to register (and purchase) a stall space in the general market place from Te Matatini. Stall registrations can be found on www.tematatini.co.nz.

Te Matatini is a whānau friendly, smoke, alcohol and drug free event. It is an opportunity for all people, regardless of culture, background or age to come together to share and celebrate the richness of Māori culture.

If this sounds like you, we welcome you to register by downloading and returning the registration form or by contacting Gail McLauchlan on [email protected], phone 03 364 1777, mobile 027 512 6164.

Key Dates

Monday 22nd October Stalls applications open.
Application form and Terms & Conditions available online from this date.
Friday 21st November Stalls applications close.
Tuesday, 9th December Applicants advised.
20 January – 2 March Information provided to stallholders as required.
3 – 4 March Stallholder pack in and briefing.
4 – 8 March Te Matatini 2015 – Christchurch.
8 – 9 March Stallholder pack out.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I apply for a stall at Te Matatini 2015 – Christchurch?
    The stalls application process opens on Monday 20 October 2014. Download a Hauora village registration form.
  2. What type of stall sites is available?
    Tents are 6m x 6m and will hold 3 to 4 trestle tables for each stallholder. Sites are available in the following sizes.
  3. Stall size Inclusions
    Table only 1 stallholder passes
    1 trestle table
    2 chairs
    1 car park pass – drop off/pick up only
    Power to site (if required)
    6m x 6m
    3-4 stallholder passes
    3-4 trestle tables
    3-4 chairs
    3-4 car park passes – drop off/pick up only
    Power to site (if required)

    Please note: Extra stallholder passes are available to purchase. Please see www.iticket.co.nz

  4. What are the criteria for applying for a stall site?
    To be eligible for a stall site at Te Matatini 2015 – Christchurch applicants must:

    1. Hauora Village stallholders can not sell or accept Koha for any goods or services
    2. Fill in and submit a Hauora village registration form
    3. Show that the products, goods or services provided through the stall will:
      • Promote healthy lifestyles
      • Provide positive messages of how to achieve good health
      • Provide leadership
      • Advocate physical activity
      • Supports whānau on their journey to good health
      • Offer a empowering health experience for festival goers
      • Deliver services in a uniquely southern way.
    4. Agree to the Stallholder Terms and Conditions.
  5. How will I know if my application has been successful?
    All applicants will be notified by Tuesday, 9th December 2014 on the outcome of their application.
  6. How will stalls be allocated?
    Stalls will be allocated to those applicants who meet the criteria.
  7. Can I see the Hauora Village map?
    A Hauora Village map will be available by January 2015.
  8. Can I choose my own stall site?
    No. Stall sites will be allocated at the discretion of the Hauora Village organizing team.
  9. Is there Wi-Fi access on site?
    Yes. There will be Wi-Fi on site. Details on how to access this will be given during pack in.
  10. Will there be power to the stall sites?
    Yes. All stalls will have one power connection to their site. No individual generators are to be brought on site.
  11. Do I have to set up the marquee?
    All stall sites come with a marquee tent that will be set up by Te Matatini.
  12. Do the marquees being supplied have walls and can they be fully secured and zipped up at night?
    Yes the tents have walls, and can be laced up/zipped at night. Security will be patrolling the site during, and after festival hours to minimise any security threat.
  13. Do I get any furniture with my site?
    Two chairs and a table are provided. You will have to provide any other equipment, flooring and furnishings.
  14. Can I hang any signage or banners on my tent?
    All marquees have soft walls and you are welcome to hang banners or signs on the tent.
  15. Can I use the Te Matatini brand on my products or signage?
    No. The use of the Te Matatini name, logo or brand on any product is strictly prohibited.
  16. Can I have additional passes for extra staff?
    You are welcome to purchase additional passes for stalls staff at the early bird prices of $70 for a 4day adult ticket or $20 for a 1day adult ticket. Tickets can be purchased at www.iticket.co.nz
  17. What is the pack in and out times?
    Pack in and out details plus restocking times will be supplied to stallholders by 20 January 2015.
  18. Will water be available for stallholders?
    Yes a water supply will be available on site.
  19. Will there be lighting on site?
    Lighting will be on site for early mornings as stalls are being re-stocked and if required at night. It is expected that the kapa haka competition will finish while there is still sufficient daylight for stallholders.
  20. Will there be security on site?
    Twenty four hour security will be provided by Te Matatini. During festival hours, there will be general roving security. After hours there will also be roving security on site and gates will be locked from 8pm.
  21. Will there be support on site for stallholders and exhibitors?
    Yes. A Hauora Village liaison will be available on site from the day of pack in until pack out.
  22. What regulations should I be aware of?
    If you are going to provide food to festival participants you will need to ensure you are following best practice food hygiene and preparation. Please go online to www.foodsmart.govt.nz and www.foodsmart.govt.nz/producing-food-for- sale/overview/ for useful tips on food safety.
  23. Can food samples/giveaways be provided?
    Yes – However if you are providing food samples/giveaways at the Hauora Village, this must be approved by Te Matanini and not be in competition with food stallholder providers.
  24. Can I come to the pōwhiri?
    Yes. The pōwhiri will take place at 11am, 4 March 2015 on North Hagley Park. It is open to the public. You do not need a pass. However as a stall holder you will be part of the tangata whenua (home people) welcoming our manuhiri (visitors) and should arrive early.
  25. Can I take photographs of the stage?
    No. Photography and filming of the kapa haka on stage is prohibited, except by official Te Matatini photographers and broadcasters.
  26. Is there disability parking?
    Yes. There will be disability parking located close to the main gate entrance.
  27. What else is going on during the festival?
    Feel free to browse other information about the festival on www.tematatini.co.nz An Official Event Programme will be available for sale during the festival highlighting key activities occurring on site and profiling the kapa haka, MCs and Kaiwhiriwhiri (judges).
  28. Who do I contact for more information?
    Please contact Gail McLauchlan on:
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 03 364 1777
    Mobile: 027 512 6164

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