Story: Matariki – Te Tau Hou Māori

Matariki Festival 2016 highlights

Auckland Council organises an annual Matariki festival in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland). They partner with a different mana whenua each year to host a series of events celebrating Matariki and te ao Māori. The 2016 festival was held in partnership with Ngāti Pāoa and included a dawn karakia, musical and theatre performances, kite flying, a kapa haka competition, and street kai.

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Paul Meredith, 'Matariki – Te Tau Hou Māori - Modern Matariki', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/47458/matariki-festival-2016-highlights (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 19 Jun 2021