Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi: indigenous-university will be celebrating the achievements of its graduating students with a full day of ceremony in Whakatāne on April 19th 2013.

The milestone event will begin with a pōwhiri at 8:30am in front of the newly revamped main campus, cnr Francis St and Domain Road, Whakatane followed by a paramanawa (morning tea).

Graduating students and staff  will then be in full academic dress then head to the Strand for the annual Gown and Town hīkoi through the heart of Whakatāne. Formalities of the graduation will follow.