Over 20 special events celebrating Matariki will take place on the city centre's waterfront from June 19 to July 11, 2021. If you've never celebrated Māori New Year before - or if you're returning for another year of festivities, make sure you add these events and activities to your list. 


Art installations

Workshops and activities



Join the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in their 2021 season with a Matariki performance. This work celebrates Matariki as an event embracing New Zealand’s past and present, and a time to think about where we are going as a nation.

Last updated: 04 June 2021