Matariki 2019: What’s On?

Every winter, the nine stars of Matariki reappear in the dawn sky to signal the start of the Māori New Year. In te ao Māori this is a time to celebrate new life, to remember our tūpuna, and look forward to our future. It’s about friends and family, and is a very good excuse to come together for kai.

This year Matariki is 25-28 June and events to mark it are happening all over the country:

Auckland

Christchurch / Ōtautahi

Rotorua

Tauranga

Waikato

Wellington

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