A picnic with families, a visit to Kelvin Davis' marae, and a public breakfast.

These are just some of the things Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will get up to during her five days in Northland.

Ms Ardern arrives in Waitangi today and will return to Wellington on Waitangi Day after spending the morning in the Bay of Islands.

While some events on her itinerary are open to the public, others are private.

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This is what Ms Ardern will be doing while in Northland.

Friday:

* Powhiri to welcome ministerial delegation to Iwi Chairs Forum.
* Meeting with Maori Wardens.
* Meet Northland mayors.
* Meet Maori Women's Welfare League.
* Tour of Waitangi Treaty Grounds with Waitangi National Trust.
* Open Concerning Nurture Exhibition, 5.30pm, Te Kongahu Museum, Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

Saturday: Karetu Marae

Northland hapu Ngati Manu are celebrating Labour members of Parliament who are of Ngati Manu descent.

This includes Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis who is also the Minister for Crown/Maori Relations, Corrections, and Tourism; Nanaia Mahuta, Minister for Maori Development and Local Government; Peeni Henare, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Minister for Whanau Ora, and Youth; Rino Tirikatene, MP for Te Tai Tonga, and Willow-Jean Prime.

10:30am: Powhiri for official party.
12pm: Prime Minister korero.

Sunday: no events scheduled

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be welcomed on to Te Whare Runanga the day before Waitangi Day. Photo/File
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be welcomed on to Te Whare Runanga the day before Waitangi Day. Photo/File

Monday, February 5: Government Powhiri, Te Whare Runanga, Treaty Grounds.

10am: Powhiri
1pm: Paihia School for picnic with families
4:45pm: Attend Beat the Retreat, Waitangi Treaty Grounds
* Attend Waitangi Trust dinner

Waitangi Day

5am: Dawn Ceremony, Te Whare Runanga
7:30am: Prime Minister's Breakfast barbecue at the field by Waka House
8:45am: Walkabout with ministers around Waitangi Treaty Grounds
*Attend Governor-General's Bledisloe Garden Reception, Government House, Auckland