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Puanga/Matariki Celebration

Nau mai, e rarau mai

Friday 14th July 2023 - Matariki Public Holiday

5am - whanau start arriving

Join us by the fire pit, dress warm, and bring a patara wai / water bottle

(Bring wet weather gear just in case)

6am - Hautapu ceremony and karakia

We will gather by the fire pit for karakia and hautapu ceremony

7am - Hākari

Join us for a feast of hangi, featuring the seasons offerings from our maara Te Moeone and our pamu

9am - Finish Hākari Tidy up for 10am start wānanga

10am onwards - Te Rewarewa Umunui; Ko te rautaki toi, Kai, Ahurea, Pākihi

Join us for whakawhanaungtanga, and discussion on important hapū kaupapa;

Te Rewarewa, Te Kāhui Rau project, the development of incubators for the Arts, Food Resilience, Cultural Heritage and Economic Capacity Building

Register for Catering

There is no cost to attend, but to help us with catering, please register your numbers by emailing

We look forward to seeing you to celebrate Matariki

Friday 14 July

Katere ki te Moana Marae

11 Cody Place, Waiwhakaiho


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