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Matariki Festival 2018
An Indigenous Event of National Identity

Matariki Festival 2018 An Indigenous Event of National Identity

Matariki signals the Māori New Year. It's a time of renewal and celebration in New Zealand that begins with the rising of the Matariki star cluster (the Pleiades or Seven Sisters).

We're celebrating Matariki at Te Papa Fri 15 – Sun 24 June 2018, come and join the festivities!

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  • When Thu 14 – Sun 24 June 2018
  • Where Te Papa
  • Cost Free events