Matariki Festival 2023
Matariki Festival, 11-22 July 2023, heralds the Māori new year in Tāmaki Makaurau by celebrating te ao Māori through stories, film, entertainment, discussions, performance, food and art.
Matariki Festival returns to Tāmaki Makaurau for 2023.
Tūrama, an award-winning series of light installations celebrating Matariki, is set to light up Queen Street for a second year.
From 11 to 22 July, Matariki Festival will fill Tāmaki Makaurau with learning experiences, lighting splendour, storytelling, kōrero, music, art and much more.
As the Matariki stars make their first appearance, celebrate Matariki with Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council and iwi partner Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.