Celebrate and learn about Matariki, the Māori New Year.
Experience events around the city from 13-26 July.
Ahi Kā – Fri 17- Sun 26 July
Large scale projection show on Te Papa Tongarewa (17, 18, 19 and 23, 24, 25, 26 July)
Matariki narrative, Mana Moana showcase on a big screen in Odlins Plaza
Live performances featuring local traditional and contemporary artists, fire and kai in Odlins Plaza (Fri 17, Sat 18, Fri 24, Sat 25 July)
Mana Moana Digital Ocean
Digital open access arts project from 18 leading Māori and Pasiﬁka artists
To be streamed online and available beyond Matariki
Mana Tangata Matariki Korero from 13 July
An educational and informative free Zoom series featuring local iwi and Māori from around the Motu sharing knowledge and kaupapa Māori
Live streamed via Council’s YouTube/Facebook channels
Tūrama – 20-23 July
Pillars of light representing reflection, remembrance and renewal will move through suburban Wellington over the course of four nights, arriving at the Ahi Kā site in Circa Plaza on Friday 24 July