Nau mai ki te hui ahurei o Matariki 2023
Welcome to Matariki Festival 2023
Whakanuia te tau hou Māori, 11 ki 22 o Hōngongoi.
Celebrate the Māori new year in Tāmaki Makaurau with Matariki Festival, from 11 to 22 July.
Matariki Festival heralds the Māori new year in Tāmaki Makaurau by celebrating te ao Māori through stories, film, entertainment, discussions, performance, food and art. The festival aims to create an environment where communities can come together to learn, reflect on and celebrate this special time of year – the season of Matariki. With more than 100 events and activities on offer – many are free or low cost – we encourage you to join with friends and whānau to make the most of an exciting, vibrant Matariki. Use the map to find out what’s on near you.
Matariki Festival 2023 is presented by Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council in partnership with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
Nau mau, haere mai – everyone is welcome
Mānawatia a Matariki!