EXPERIENCE MATARIKI

EXPERIENCE MATARIKI

Matariki Hunga Nui: the many people of Matariki.

Our programme of events aim to bring many people together in celebration, conversations and learning.

Come and listen to a kōrero or story-telling around a fire.

Learn how to carve, weave or capture photos of the stars at a workshop / wananga.

Bring your friends, whanau, tamariki together to experience a concert, light show or showcase your manu skills!

Check out our range of free or ticketed events here >>

STAR WAKA EXHIBITION

WAITANGI TREATY GROUNDS
28th May to 28th August

ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY

CARRINGTON ESTATE, KARIKARI PENINSULA
17th June

OROMAHOE SCHOOL LIGHT FESTIVAL

Oromahoe School
POSTPONED to 19th June

MATARIKI PLANTING OF WAHI TAPU ONEROA

Long Beach, Oneroa Bay, Russell
27th June

Kahuwera Pā Hikoi & Korero

Kahuwera Pā, Paroa Peninsula, Bay of Islands
23rd June

TUAI: A Traveller in Two Worlds

Kororāreka Marae
24th June

PUANGA CYCLE TRAIL CELEBRATION

Kaikohe Twin Coast Cycle Trail Entrance
23rd June

HE KORERO EXHIBITION

Pompallier Mission and Printery
From the 24th June

TE TAU HOU MĀORI PUANGA MATARIKI CELEBRATIONS

Paihia Village Green
24-25th June

TIKI TAANE: PUANGA MATARIKI CONCERT

Paihia Village Green
25th June

MARAMATAKA WITH HEENI

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
25th June

BONE CARVING WORKSHOP

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
25th June

MATARIKI DAWN CRUISE

Paihia or Russell Wharf departure
25th June

FREE WAITANGI OPEN DAY

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
26th June

HE KORERO with Alison Jones

Pompallier Mission and Printery
26th June

POUNAMU TOKI WORKSHOP

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
26th June

HOROMONA HORO - TAONGA PŪORO

Whare Runanga, Waitangi Treaty Grounds
26th June

KidsmART MATARIKI

The Turner Centre, Kerikeri
27th June – 29th July 

RARANGA/WHATU by Medina Koni

39 Gillies St Cafe, Kawakawa
30th June to 13th July

BE FREE YOUTH COMMUNITY CONCERT

The Turner Centre
2nd July

KORORAREKA COMMUNITY DAY

Kororareka Marae
2nd July

SHADOW WORLDS

Kerikeri Town Centre
9th July

STAR WAKA HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
11 – 22 July

SHOT BRO

The Duke of Marlborough Ballroom
14th July

TOHUNGA TUMAU: PUANGA MATARIKI DINNER

The Duke of Marlborough, Russell
16th July

THE MANU MASTERS

Russell Wharf
16th July

MATARIKI GLOW SHOW

Kaitaia, Whangarei, Kerikeri
22nd, 23rd, 24th July

FEAST MATARIKI

Taste, savour, and devour! Our programme highlights the many incredible food offerings in the region, from community hangi and artisan food producers to inspired fine dining.

These events are not to be missed and some have very limited tickets.