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Vector Lights for Matariki Festival

This year’s host iwi for Matariki Festival, Waikato-Tainui, have created a stunning display featuring te whetuu tapu o te tau hou Maaori (the sacred star of the Maaori new year) on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Interweaving history, genealogy and storytelling, this stunning light show presents the stories of Taamaki Makaurau from a Waikato-Tainui perspective. Vector Lights for Matariki Festival is also part of Elemental AKL. The accompanying soundtrack features songs that have been composed specifically for this time of year and can be accessed from the Vector Lights website. Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge is part of a smart energy partnership between Vector and Auckland Council.

Suitable for: All ages

When: 27 – 30 June, 
5 – 7 July, 12 – 14 July,
6pm – midnight
The show runs for 8 minutes, every half hour.

Where: Auckland Harbour Bridge

Cost: Free

Plan your journey

  • Family Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free event