Matariki Fireworks Spectacular in Ōtautahi

Matariki Fireworks Ōtautahi

Hosted by Christchurch City Council

Round up your whānau and join us for Ōtautahi-Christchurch's first ever Matariki light and fireworks display!

Proudly produced by Christchurch City Council, Matariki Fireworks Spectacular will deliver a cracker pyrotechnic display set to sweet-as Kiwi hits.

Enjoy local kai at New Brighton Mall from 6pm. Nek minit, bowl round to the Pier and watch Ōtautahi-Christchurch skies light up between 7pm to 7.30pm.

Stace, Mike and Anika from The Hits will be there to emcee the event and give you the chance to score some mean-as prizes. Chur! If you’re watching the fireworks from the hills, tune in 97.7FM for the live broadcast.

We’re expecting heaps of punters, so check back here soon for tips on planning your journey and everything else you need to know to have a choice night out.

Our postponement date is Sunday 11 July.


  • Saturday 10 July
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • New Brighton Pier
    Marine Parade
    New Brighton
  • Spaces are limited
  • Free