Mānawatia a Matariki! Celebrate Matariki!

Auckland Council whānau, iwi partner Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, and partners are providing hundreds of ways to have fun together with your loved ones all across the region this month.

To find your flavour of kai, dancing, music and arts,  take a look at the map below.

Date range
Select date range
Day part
Select day part

Clear filters

News15 Results

Matariki 27 Jun 2022

Lighting up for Matariki

Matariki sparkles above us at this time of the year. But it isn’t the only thing that is sparkling for us.

Matariki 27 Jun 2022

Move and Sing

Matariki Festival provides everyone in Tāmaki Makaurau with the opportunity to enjoy events that showcase the talents of Māori performers.

Matariki 23 Jun 2022

Kei te tuapae o Tāmaki Makaurau te Taiopenga nui whakaharahara o Matariki / Biggest Matariki Festival on the horizon for Tāmaki Makaurau

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council and iwi partner Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are pleased to announce the return of Matariki Festival.

Matariki 23 Jun 2022

Birds in the air

Matariki Festival provides great opportunities to have fun together with your loved ones thanks to the Māori tradition of kite flying.

Community 23 Jun 2022

Manurewa seniors gather for Matariki

Manurewa Seniors Network members gathered recently to acknowledge Matariki.

Development 21 Jun 2022

Matariki ki te Manawa flicks the switch on new beginnings for our city centre

A super-sized lighting and sculptural experience will illuminate the city centre / te pokapū o te tāone in a series of 25 events and installations from 21 June to 16 July.

Development 16 Jun 2022

Matariki ki te Manawa: step by step

Get set to walk the footsteps of centuries past, feel the depth of our Matariki kaupapa and witness it in contemporary form.

Events97 Results

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival 2022

An exciting line-up of more than 85 events region wide.

02 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival – Te Taumata Kapa Haka

Exhilarating kapa haka performances in shopping centres across Tāmaki Makaurau.

01 Jul 2022 - 15 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival – Matariki on the Move

A truly unique visit to the stars accompanied by a soundtrack performed live by world-renowned Māori musicians.

16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival – Te Korakora

A night of music, top home-grown talent, festivities and food under the Matariki stars.

01 Jul 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

Vector Lights for Matariki Festival

Celebrate Matariki and the newest national holiday for Aotearoa.

01 Jul 2022

Matariki Night Bike Ride

An evening of great kai (food), a waiata (song), korero (conversation) and performances.

01 Jul 2022

Puanga Rising Matariki Market & Celebrations

Support local Māori and community arts and crafts makers at this pop-up market.

01 Jul 2022 - 03 Jul 2022

Illuminate Matariki

Twilight piano concerts free to the public with a captivating light show.