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Mataraki at Wairaroha

Matariki 2024 20 a

Waiaroha - Heretaunga Water Discovery Centre
Cnr. of Southampton St. East and Hastings St. East, Hastings
Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 June
6pm – 9pm

Celebrate Matariki at Waiaroha, Heretaunga Water Discovery Centre, Hastings.

Join us for a Hīkoi of remembrance on 25 and 26 June from 6pm to 9pm each evening.

Create a waka lantern with a personal message of healing and remembrance. Join the hīkoi to Ngā Pou o Heretaunga in Civic Square, and then return to Waiaroha to float your lantern in the water.

Be entertained by captivating storytelling, special performances, and fun kids' activities in the whare.

Plus, enjoy delicious food from kai trucks, live music, and more. Entry is free!

Food truck line-up

Help to make our event sustainable and bring your reusable cups and bowls along!
Ka Pai Cuppa Waka are offering 50c discount on any drink served in a reusable cup.

Create a waka lantern
Hikoi
Storytelling
Special performances
Light projection
Kids activities
Kai trucks
Live music
Matariki logos

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