Aronui is a celebration of Rotorua and the people who live here, an opportunity for us to come together to enjoy a full schedule of entertainment which showcases the mauri (life essence) of what makes Rotorua unique.
We are blessed to have some amazing entertainers, artists and kaupapa Māori practitioners who want to share their talents with you as well as define why Rotorua is the heart of Te Arawa culture.
Whakamana, Hāpaitia, Tukuna kia rere
To celebrate share and inspire through indigenous arts
Ko wai mātau?
Who are we?
Aronui, the Rotorua Indigenous Arts Festival, has been created in partnership with representatives from the following key organisations, which have helped weave together the whāriki (foundations) of the ahurei (festival):