Matariki Festival 2024

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Matariki 29 May 2024

Matariki ki te Manawa delights and enlightens city centre: 20-day DIARY

Biggest city centre celebration of Matariki ever seen.

Matariki 29 May 2024

Tūrama: Kaitiaki

Don’t forget to click on the QR-codes located along Queen Street to read about the elements of Tūrama.

Matariki 24 May 2024

Matariki Festival Week One Highlights (15 - 21 June)

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council and iwi partner Ngāti Tamaoho present Matariki Festival, from 15 – 30 June, 2024.

Matariki 24 May 2024

Matariki Festival Week Two Highlights (22 - 30 June)

Chosen from over 90 events, here are highlights from the festival’s second week and closing weekend, 24 – 30 June. Mānawatia a Matariki!

Matariki 24 May 2024

Auckland Council and Ngāti Tamaoho reveal Matariki Festival 2024 line-up

The 16 day-long festival offers a programme of over 90 whānau-friendly events throughout Tāmaki Makaurau.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Matariki 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council announces new iwi manaaki and festival dates for Matariki Festival 2024

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council announce Ngāti Tamaoho as iwi manaaki (host iwi) for Matariki Festival for the next three years.

Matariki 3 Aug 2023

Matariki celebrated with waka ama challenge

A waka ama competition took place in Okahu Bay to bring in the Māori new year.

Events81 Results

14 May 2024 - 27 Jun 2024

Matariki - Ngā Whetū o te Tau Hou | The Stars of the New Year

From the comfort of your planetarium seat, you’ll embark on a journey to ngā whetū (the stars).

01 Jun 2024 - 14 Jun 2024

Hiwa-i-te-Rangi: The Wishing Star

We invite you to participate by writing your wishes, hopes, or karakia (prayers) for Matariki and...

04 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024

Mana Matariki at Te Paataka Koorero o Festival

Te Paataka Koorero o Takaanini will host an epic Matariki event, beginning with a visual activation.

07 Jun 2024

Hikoi over Taurere Maunga

Join Pandora Hawke as she shares the story of her ancestors and the connection to the relationshi...

08 Jun 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Ngā Uri o te Repo

Discover Ashleigh Taupaki's stone installations.

08 Jun 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

Fred Graham Toi Whakaata / Reflections

The exhibition maps the importance of storytelling in Graham’s work at both the interpersonal and...

08 Jun 2024 - 25 Aug 2024

Rehutai

Shannon Te Ao, Arapeta Hakura, and Ngahuia Harrison are three artists from Aotearoa invited to ma...

09 Jun 2024

Belonging in this Land

A two-part film viewing to understand Te Tiriti O Waitangi through a Christian lens with expert i...