WHĀRIKIx 2024: A Celebration of Māori Entrepreneurship & Inspiration

Phoenix Ruka
February 2, 2024

About WHARIKIx2024

WHĀRIKIx 2024 offers a full day of engagement, learning, and inspiration at the main stage event, followed by an exclusive networking dinner where connections continue to flourish. Whether you're attending the main event, the exclusive dinner, or both, prepare for an unforgettable experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of Māori culture and business entrepreneurship.

The Main Stage Event

Inspiring Māori Entrepreneurship

Date: Thursday, 21 March 2024, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Tahuaroa Function Centre, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

About this Event:

Join us for a day of inspiration and cultural immersion at the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. WHĀRIKIx 2024 is not just an event; it's a celebration of Māori entrepreneurship, creativity, and community.

Event Highlights:

  • Dynamic Speaker Lineup: Engage with 8 influential Māori business leaders sharing their journeys, struggles, and triumphs.
  • Māori Mākete: Explore our vibrant market showcasing Tai Tokerau Māori businesses and artisans.
  • Inclusive Catering: Enjoy a delicious lunch, along with refreshments and snacks throughout the day.


WHĀRIKIx 2024 Exclusive Networking Dinner

An Evening of Connection and Celebration

Date: Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Zane Grey's Restaurant and Bar, Paihia

About the Dinner:

Cap off an inspiring day at WHĀRIKIx with an exclusive networking dinner at Zane Grey's Restaurant and Bar. This event is a unique opportunity to mingle with Māori business leaders and entrepreneurs in a relaxed yet sophisticated setting.

Dinner Highlights:

  • Exclusive Networking: Limited to just 40 guests for intimate and meaningful interactions.
  • Gourmet 3-Course Meal: A culinary journey valued at $108.50, featuring exquisite dishes.
  • Wine on Arrival: A sophisticated start with a selection of premium wines.
  • Entertainment by The Legacy Band: Enhance the evening with the soulful sounds of this renowned band.
  • Dynamic MC: A charismatic MC to keep the evening lively and engaging.

Tickets: $180 per person, including dinner, entertainment, and wine on arrival. Service fees apply. Limited availability.

Get Your Tickets Today:

Visit eventbrite.co.nz to purchase your tickets for both events.

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