MATARIKI HUNGA NUI
MANY PEOPLE GATHER FOR MATARIKI
Dannevirke Fri 4th August
Mānawa mai a te putanga o Matariki.
Mānawa mai a te ariki o te rangi.
Mānawa mai a te mātahi o te tau
Hail the rise of Matariki
Hail the lord of the sky
Hail the New Year
Matariki is the Māori tradition that marks the rising of the star cluster Matariki Pleiades. Matariki signals the start of the Māori new year and is a time for commemorating the passing of loved ones, making plans for the coming year, feasting and celebrating.
MATARIKI WHAKANUIA KI TAMAKI NUI-A-RUA
Tararua Celebrates Matariki
Friday 4 August
Kai, entertainment, remembrance & fireworks
Free entry. 6pm to 8pm Fri 4 August
A & P Showgrounds,
Corner of Neptune and High Street,
Dress up warm to energise the soul and warm the senses in the chill of winter to celebrate Matariki on Friday 4 August.
Come share this special time of the year with us in Tararua