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Matariki 2022 - Te Ika-a-māui South (Wellington) events

16 Jun 2022 to 30 Jul 2022
Matariki Guide 2022 - Te Ika-a-māui South (Wellington) events
Event type: 
Cultural, Multidisciplinary



Kimihia Ngā Whetū o Matariki | Matariki Star Search  

Kids go free at Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne during Matariki weekend! Bring the whānau and join our Matariki Star Search activities. Explore the lush ngahere/forest to discover the stars of Matariki hidden in the valley. FInd all nine whetū/stars, share what you have learned, and collect a treat at the end. 

When:  24-26 June 

Where:  Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne 


Mānawatia a Matariki  

Visit Te Papa's new walk-through experience and discover why Matariki is unique. 

When:  24 June - 3 July

Where:  Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington  


Matariki Glow Show 2022 

The Glow Show is back with an all-new, giant-scale puppet show for tamariki, educators and whānau. The Glow Show’s magical glow-in-the-dark characters are getting ready to celebrate with you at 40 theatres around Aotearoa. 

When:  through June and July 

Where:  various – see here 



Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

16 Jun 2022