Whakanuia Matariki ki Tāmaki Nui A Rua - Tararua

Dannevirke Matariki

Hosted by Kahungunu ki Tamaki nui a Rua

Celebrate Matariki Maori New Year to welcome the appearance of the Matariki star cluster in the early morning sky at this time of the year. It's time to give thanks for the harvest and remember loved ones.

Bring the kids out to a night time feast of food, DJ dance music and fireworks.

Local organisers are Kahungunu ki Tamaki nui a Rua with support from Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc and Te Puni kōkiri.


  • Friday 11 June
  • 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Dannevirke A & P Showgrounds, High St, Dannevirke, Tararua
  • Spaces are limited