Thousands have flocked to Waitangi in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty.
Celebrations have attracted a very multicultural crowd with Māori, Pakeha and a range of other International visitors participating in events and enjoying the spirit of the day.
A serene dawn service this morning kicked off events which was followed up by an impressive journey of waka around the harbour, and a mass haka at Te Tii Bay.
Hundreds of stalls, rides and other special performances are also being enjoyed by all.
Te Waka Huia entertained the masses with a polished bracket at the Treaty Grounds followed by a stunning performance from Hatea.
The Navy completed its 21 gun salute with a huge crowd of onlookers and later this afternoon Ardijah will perform to help round up the events of the day.
The Hīkoi made up of a wide variety of people has also made it's way up to the Waitangi Treaty grounds.
Te Kāea will have in depth stories on all of today’s events , tonight at 5:30 and 7pm with subtittes.