Piki mai, tautimai! Brockville School invites their community to join in celebrating Puaka Matariki beginning with karakia and waiata, then kapa haka, shared kai and company, and learning about the stars of the season.
Brockville School Hall, 263 Brockville Road, Brockville
Friday 28 June, 8.30am. FREE
Contact email@example.com 03 476 3717
New name, new venue, but same āhuareka! Te Roopū Tautoko Ki Te Tonga is proud to again host the Puaka Matariki Festival’s longest burning star event. Grab the team, grab the guitar, and sing in the Māori New Year. Nau mai, haere mai, puoro mai te whānau o Araiteuru – everyone is welcome!
This is a smoke free and alcohol and drug free event.
Te Roopū Tauoko Ki Te Tonga, 6 Wolseley Street, Dunedin
Thursday 27 June, 6‒9.30pm. FREE
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 027 555 5522
Nau mai ki tō tātou nei ao, te ao o Te Aho Paihere!
Community kapa haka Te Aho Paihere invite everyone to celebrate the season in song, as we close the Puaka Matariki Festival. Two years have passed since Te Aho Paihere first came together, and this performance will reflect on the journey so far with a bracket of kapa haka compositions from the group.
Come early for a good seat, and stay for kaputī after!
Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Sunday 22 July, 3.30pm – doors open 11am. FREE
Contact email@example.com 022 6495164 teahopaihere.com
The Apartment, Te Whare and Link Centre clients, tāngata whaiora and support staff from across Dunedin and Balclutha will celebrate Puaka Matariki with a fun-filled day. It will include flax weaving, kapa haka including a performance from Wairua Pūhou, and hākari of hāngī, fried bread and pudding. Poetry readings from tāngata whaiora and music by the Pact staff band will keep us entertained. Grab a mic and join in! We will open with karakia and local kaumātua will also present a Puaka Matariki kōrero.
174 Princes Street (access via 35 Dowling Street), Dunedin
Wednesday 11 July, 9am ‒ 4pm. FREE ‒ confirm your attendance with Michelle.
To welcome in the Māori New Year, the Kavanagh College Kapa Haka will perform in celebration of the rise of the Matariki star cluster. Nau mai, tautimai!
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Friday 6 July 10.30am. FREE
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 03 474 3249 dunedin.art.museum