Wellington Matariki 2017


Matariki is the celebration of the Maori New Year according to the Maori Lunar calendar and is signified by the rising of the Matariki stars in the winter sky.

Wellington will come alive over June and July with entertainment, food and education across the region. Matariki is a celebration of people, language, spirituality and history.

It is the time when people gather to share kai (food), rituals, entertainment, hospitality and knowledge.

You can find details of Matariki events across the Wellington region HERE.