Matariki Festival 2024

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24 Jun 2024 - 27 Jun 2024

Matariki @ Meadowood

Celebrate Matariki with a series of free events.

22 Jun 2024 - 24 Jun 2024

Matariki i te Aorangi

Observe the sparkling Matariki (Pleiades) constellation and learn about other important celestial...

22 Jun 2024 - 04 Jul 2024

Unity in Diversity: Korean Jogakbo and Māori Weaving Collaboration Showcase

Jogakbo (traditional Korean patchwork) and Māori weaving combine in an exploration of our shared...

22 Jun 2024 - 05 Jul 2024

Whakaaturanga Whānau Toi o te Whare Roto Exhibition

Whakaaturanga Whānau Toi o te Whare Roto Staff, Tutors and Residents Show marks Matariki with an...

20 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024

Te Wā - A Moment In Time

Te Wā is an immersive exhibition honouring Puanga and Matariki, inviting manuhiri to pause, refle...

20 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024

Te Wā - A Moment In Time – Ngā Rangatahi Toa

Through interactive installations, rangatahi explore dimensions of their tapa whā – physical and...

16 Jun 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

Parawhenua Kōmaru Solar Tsunamis

Get hands-on with magnets, play with a plasma ball, generate your own electricity, make an aurora...

16 Jun 2024 - 21 Sep 2024

Whai

Experience 'Whai', a new and captivating light-based artwork by artist Janine Williams.

News18 Results

Matariki 18 Jun 2024

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

Biggest city centre celebration of Matariki ever seen.

Matariki 7 Jun 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.