Matariki ki Waikato Market Day

Hamilton Gardens

The Matariki Market Day is part of the 4 week festival of events and activities throughout Waikato. It is driven by the not-for-profit trust called Te Ohu Whakaita to raise awareness around the Celebration of Matariki, the Maaori New Year. The Matariki Market Day brings together Taonga Maaori, Kai and Live Entertainment in the hopes […]

Manu Tukutuku Kite Day

Hamilton Gardens

This free fun event encourages families (whānau) to share lessons in kite making and flying Manu tukutuku including Peter Lyn paper kites. Free Face painting, sausage sizzles and soup available. There is also coffee and food available from the Gardens Café on site. A great event and wonderful day out for the whole whānau.

Matariki ki Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Waikato Museum is set to host a full day of free Matariki celebrations. Participate, listen, learn, watch, make and take something meaningful about Matariki away with you. Tuu maaia, tuu kaha, e te tamaiti. Ngaa Whakatiinanatanga o ngoo maatua. Ngaa Whiikoitanga o ngoo tuupuna.