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Matariki

Matariki Ahi Kā: Celebrate the Māori New Year with our Matariki Ahi Kā event on the Waterfront, 27-30 June.

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Welly On Wheels Ngaio - Confidence & Skills for Biking

Welly On Wheels Ngaio - Confidence & Skills for Biking

Fri 31 May - Sat 15 Jun
Switched on Bikes, Wellington

Council and Pedal Ready are teaming up to run bike tours of the recent street changes in Ngaio and the surrounding area. Build confidence and skills to travel safely and efficiently by paihikara (bike) while checking out ...

Matariki At the Museum

Matariki At the Museum

Sat 1 Jun - Mon 1 Jul
Wellington Museum, Wellington

Free event

This June, to celebrate Matariki 2024 our Te Whanganui-a-Tara space will host events for everyone to enjoy. For some iwi Matariki heralds the Māori New Year. Historically, new year celebrations provided the opportunity ...

Tuatara Open Late

Tuatara Open Late

Thu 6 Jun
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Join Us to Celebrate 10 Years of Tuatara Open Late! First Making Its Grand Debut on a Thursday in June 2014, We’ve Since Thrilled Audiences with 76 Spectacular Tuatara Open Lates. Now, Back by Popular Demand, ...

Te Ohonga Artists Weaving Demonstration

Te Ohonga Artists Weaving Demonstration

Sat 8 Jun
Wellington Museum, Wellington

Free event

Te Ohonga - The Awakening is a unique collaboration between Te Waka Huia O Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho Wellington Museum, Toi Māori Aotearoa and 19 contemporary artists and artist collectives working in Māori creative ...

‘Let it be a tale’: A Panel Discussion

‘Let it be a tale’: A Panel Discussion

Sat 8 Jun
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Free event

‘…to tell a story is to remember, and to help others remember.’ There is a profound connection between storytelling and memory, made explicit in these words written by the Palestinian poet and writer ...

Mānawatia-ā-Mātariki  - Dawn Stargazing at Space Place 

Mānawatia-ā-Mātariki  - Dawn Stargazing at Space Place 

Tue 11 Jun - Tue 18 Jun
Space Place at Carter Observatory, Wellington

Ka puta Matariki ka rere Whānui. Matariki reappears, Whānui starts its flight. Ko te tohu tēnā o te tau e! The new year begins. The Matariki star cluster appears in our morning sky in midwinter, signalling the ...

Tree of Remembrance

Tree of Remembrance

Fri 14 Jun - Sun 30 Jun
Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington

Free event

Matariki is a time to remember and honour those who have passed, including ancestors and loved ones. We have created a special place in our Heritage Garden to commemorate with our Tree of Remembrance - Mai i te whenua ki ...

Mana Moana Pōneke

Mana Moana Pōneke

Sat 15 Jun - Sun 30 Jun
Whairepo Lagoon, Wellington

In the lead-up to Ahi Kā and during the long weekend, enjoy a series of indigenous short films showcasing stories of our ocean, projected on a water screen. Watch as millions of water droplets fall and catch the light, ...

Rongoā Tī Party

Rongoā Tī Party

Sun 16 Jun
Nairn Street Cottage, Wellington

Join Kere Arapata to learn about the key aspects of tikanga and practice of rongoā Māori at Nairn Street Cottage. Explore the process of incorporating karakia and best-practice plant harvesting to make your very own ...

Trees In Natural and Manmade Settings

Trees In Natural and Manmade Settings

Sun 16 Jun
Wellington Botanic Garden, Wellington

In this 75-minute downhill walk, we will review how different types of trees and shrubs withstand the challenges of weather, flood-prone soils and other natural phenomena, and how 100-metre-high trees transport water ...