Matariki Hākari (Māori New Years Feast) 6 Course Degustation


Hosted by Brew Union Co

As the stars of Matariki reappear, to welcome Māori New Year we host 6 star Māori Chefs from across the country each presenting one of six courses and your choice of pairing for the meal, wine or beer pairing.

The chefs:
Rex Morgan (Boulcott St Bistro) - Te Arawa/Ngāi Tahu
Hemi Tahu (Speights Ale House Thorndon) - Tūwharetoa/Te Arawa
Jeremy Rameka (Pacifica Napier) - Tūwharetoa/Ngāti Hotu/Ngāpuhi
Nancye Pirini (Novotel Akl Airport) -Te Whānau-ā-Apanui
Damian Peeti (UCOL Whanganui) - Atihaunui-ā-Paparangi/ Nga Rauru
and of course

Grant Kitchen (Brew Union) - Tūwharetoa/Ngāti Hikairo/Kahungunu
The $165 ticket price includes a 6 course degustation dinner and your choice of either wine or beer matches for the meal. This is a not to be missed event and tickets and seating arrangements are limited.

Please contact us directly at (subject Matariki) if you have booked and have specific seating requirements, or wish to book for more than 8.

Doors open at 6pm, seating by 6:30pm

Matariki atua ka eke mai i te rangi e roa,
E whāngainga iho ki te mata o te tau e roa e.

Divine Matariki come forth from the far-off heaven,
Bestow the first fruits of the year upon us.


  • Monday 10 June
  • 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Brew Union Brewing Co
    41 Broadway Ave
    Central City
    Palmerston North