Tarara Day

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Tarara Day is held every year on 15 March in New Zealand. It is the day when Tarara—descendants of Croatian men who arrived in the 1890s to dig gum and of Māori women—celebrate their combined heritage.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Božić-Vrbančić, Senka (1 July 2008). Croats And Maori In New Zealand: Memory, Belonging, Identity. Otago University Press. p. 268. ISBN 978-1-877372-09-4. 
  2. ^ "Tarara Day". Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tarara Day 2009". Croatian Archive Association of Australia. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2013.