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.
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.
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.
An exciting line-up of more than 85 events region wide.
Exhilarating kapa haka performances in shopping centres across Tāmaki Makaurau.
A truly unique visit to the stars accompanied by a soundtrack performed live by world-renowned Māori musicians.
A night of music, top home-grown talent, festivities and food under the Matariki stars.
Celebrate Matariki and the newest national holiday for Aotearoa.
An evening of great kai (food), a waiata (song), korero (conversation) and performances.
Support local Māori and community arts and crafts makers at this pop-up market.