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Join us at Te Papa 16–25 June 2017 for this year's Matariki celebrations.
Enjoy a two-day celebration of haka (dance) and waiata (song), from senior Māori performing artists from around Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sat 24 Jun 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm
Event Ngā kaupapa motuhake
Enjoy a two-day celebration of haka (dance) and waiata (song), presented by senior Māori performing artists from around Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sun 25 Jun 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm
On the 24 and 25 June you can watch two full days of Kaumātua Kapa Haka from the comfort of your own home.
Te Papa’s Matariki events are part of the region wide festival ‘Matariki Rising’. If you’ve attended a Matariki Rising event this year we’d love your feedback.
See the highlights from Matariki 2017 so far.
Find out what Matariki is all about, read stories, learn about the stars, and download learning resources.