Matariki

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Matariki 18 May 2022

Celebrating Matariki - let’s make a kite

As well as stargazing, kite-flying is another reason to look to the skies during Matariki. Check out our guide for making your own home-made kite to celebrate this centuries-old Māori tradition with your whānau.

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03 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Make a Wish to Hiwa i te Rangi

Write your wish, hope, aspiration or karakia for Matariki on the back of one of the wishbone.

04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Wa:Hine – Wai:Rua

Ashlee Tawhiti creates an immersive space for meditative thought as part of Matariki Festival 2022.

12 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

One Billion Stars to End Violence

Visit to the Homestead Galleries throughout the Matariki season and weave a star.

17 Jun 2022

Matariki Māori Makete

A free market in celebration of Matariki.

18 Jun 2022

Matariki Community Planting at Puhinui Reserve

Plant native trees and shrubs to restore the whenua.

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Celebrating Matariki at the Village

Come to Howick Historical Village to celebrate Matariki.

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival 2022

An exciting line-up of more than 80 events region-wide.

23 Jun 2022

Ka Pō, Ka Ao

Celebrate Matariki with a night of uplifting music and kapa haka.