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The Eight Best Things to Do for Matariki Festival in Auckland

Celebrate the Māori New Year with street parties, gourmet hangi and illuminated dance-theatre on wheels.
By Stephen Heard
July 02, 2018
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    The Eight Best Things to Do for Matariki Festival in Auckland

    Celebrate the Māori New Year with street parties, gourmet hangi and illuminated dance-theatre on wheels.
    By Stephen Heard
    July 02, 2018
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      • TE KORAKORA ON FEDERAL

        The Matariki street party returns for its third year.

      • GOURMET HANGI

        A modern take on New Zealand’s oldest dish.

      • TE WAKA HUIA

        A theatrical tribute to the victims and families of the 1963 Brynderwyn bus crash.

      • STELLAR AT SMALES FARM 2018

        The commercial park comes alight for this family-friendly event.

      • MATARIKI ON THE WATERFRONT 2018

        The waterfront community space will be transformed with art installations, hearty kai and festive entertainment.

      • TURAMA: MATARIKI LIGHT TRAIL

        Explore illuminated walkways drawing inspiration from the nine stars of Matariki.

      • INMOTION MATARIKI

        A truly lit, all wheels parade in celebration of Māori New Year.

      • MAUMAHARA GIRLIE

        A digital age theatrical approach to colonisation and internalised whakama.

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