Taking place during winter every year, Matariki signals the Māori New Year and begins with the rising of the star cluster of the same name.

Tāmaki Makaurau, it's time to celebrate with over 25 special events and activations taking place in the heart of the city from June 21 to July 16, including this year’s headline attraction – Pakiata Matariki – a large-scale projected light show on the Chief Post Office building every evening from June 24. 

Check out the full and very exciting line-up below and start planning your celebrations today. 

Unmissable events and activations

Activations and exhibitions in Britomart

Celebrations on the waterfront

Need to know guides

Auckland Council, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Heart of the City are proud to present Matariki ki te Manawa - Matariki at the heart - for all of Tāmaki Makaurau to enjoy.

Matariki ki te Manawa is part of Matariki Festival 2022

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