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Upcoming Events

  • Matariki Te Tauranga o ngā Waka
    Matariki Te Tauranga o ngā Waka
    Sat, 08 Jun
    Location is TBD
    08 Jun 2024, 12:00 am – 06 Jul 2024, 11:50 pm
    Location is TBD
    08 Jun 2024, 12:00 am – 06 Jul 2024, 11:50 pm
    Location is TBD
    The 2024 matariki programme will be launched at the end of May.
  • Darlene Walters: an exhibition of handwoven muka fibre
    Darlene Walters: an exhibition of handwoven muka fibre
    Sat, 08 Jun
    Tauranga
    08 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    08 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    This exhibition features beautiful handwoven muka fibre (harakeke) weaving
  •  Hauora: an exhibition by Pip Lewis
     Hauora: an exhibition by Pip Lewis
    Sat, 08 Jun
    Tauranga
    08 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    08 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    A visual chronology of a journey to wellbeing by Bay of Plenty Māori artist, Pip Lewis.
  • Tae Ako – Whenua Student Rōpū Exhibition
    Tae Ako – Whenua Student Rōpū Exhibition
    Sat, 08 Jun
    Tauranga
    08 Jun 2024, 11:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Tauranga, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    08 Jun 2024, 11:00 am – 29 Jun 2024, 1:00 pm
    Tauranga, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    This exhibition features artworks created using a Whenua Palette from Tauranga Moana earth pigments locally harvested with a collective of student exhibitors lead by Rhian Smith.
  • matARiki Sculpture Trail
    matARiki Sculpture Trail
    Mon, 10 Jun
    Tauranga
    10 Jun 2024, 8:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 5:00 pm
    Tauranga, The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    10 Jun 2024, 8:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 5:00 pm
    Tauranga, The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Digital art in the real world. The matARiki Sculpture Trail promises a unique and interactive experience for families and art enthusiasts alike.
  • Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail
    Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail
    Fri, 14 Jun
    Tauranga
    14 Jun 2024, 7:00 am – 01 Jul 2024, 11:50 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    14 Jun 2024, 7:00 am – 01 Jul 2024, 11:50 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Come journey through Downtown Tauranga between the 14th June – 1st July and find the whetū (stars) of Matariki!
  • Matariki: Many Stars, Many Stories
    Matariki: Many Stars, Many Stories
    Mon, 17 Jun
    https://www.tetaurangatoi.co.nz/
    17 Jun 2024, 12:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 4:50 pm
    https://www.tetaurangatoi.co.nz/
    17 Jun 2024, 12:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 4:50 pm
    https://www.tetaurangatoi.co.nz/
    Matariki is an online exhibition held by the artists of Te Tauranga Toi – an online art gallery that promotes art and artists that whakapapa to, or reside in, Tauranga Moana
  • Pa Harakeke Exhibition
    Pa Harakeke Exhibition
    Mon, 17 Jun
    Carlton Gallery
    17 Jun 2024, 9:00 am – 07 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Carlton Gallery, 36a Main Road, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
    17 Jun 2024, 9:00 am – 07 Jul 2024, 3:00 pm
    Carlton Gallery, 36a Main Road, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
    The latest exhibition in the Carlton Gallery, nestled within The Arts Junction in Katikati, coincides with Matariki and celebrates both art and the start of a new year for Māori.
  • PARAKUIHI MATARIKI
    PARAKUIHI MATARIKI
    Wed, 19 Jun
    Mount Maunganui
    19 Jun 2024, 7:30 am – 9:30 am
    Mount Maunganui, 25 Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    19 Jun 2024, 7:30 am – 9:30 am
    Mount Maunganui, 25 Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    In collaboration with Te Tuhi Māreikura Trust and Creative Bay of Plenty, we welcome ngā toi Māori me ngā toi Pasifika to join us for a Matariki breakfast
  • Illuminating Matariki Light Trail "Te Ara o Matariki"
    Illuminating Matariki Light Trail "Te Ara o Matariki"
    Fri, 21 Jun
    Tauranga
    21 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm – 22 Jun 2024, 9:45 pm
    Tauranga, 9 Kaiwha Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3175, New Zealand
    21 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm – 22 Jun 2024, 9:45 pm
    Tauranga, 9 Kaiwha Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3175, New Zealand
    Fanchastic Events (ME) collaborates this Matariki with Ngapeke Permaculture 💃We are incredibly delighted to extend an invitation to you all to our special Matariki light trail event.
  • Matariki at the Village Whānau Day
    Matariki at the Village Whānau Day
    Sat, 22 Jun
    Tauranga
    22 Jun 2024, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Tauranga, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    22 Jun 2024, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Tauranga, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    Celebrate Matariki 2024 with a one-day community Whānau Day at The Historic Village
  • Matariki ki Mauao 2024 – Waitī, Waitā: Pathways of Water
    Matariki ki Mauao 2024 – Waitī, Waitā: Pathways of Water
    Mon, 24 Jun
    Mount Maunganui
    24 Jun 2024, 9:30 am – 27 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Mount Maunganui, 1 Adams Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    24 Jun 2024, 9:30 am – 27 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Mount Maunganui, 1 Adams Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    Nau mai haere mai ki Matariki ki Mauao! Dive into engaging workshops themed around ‘Waitī Waitā: Pathways of Water,’ open to schools and youth groups in Tauranga Moana
  • Huia Kaimanawa o Ngāti Pūkenga – an exhibition
    Huia Kaimanawa o Ngāti Pūkenga – an exhibition
    Mon, 24 Jun
    Tauranga
    24 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    24 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 30 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm
    Tauranga, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
    An exhibition of Ngāti Pūkenga kaumātua photographed by Tauranga Moana photographer, Ngāwaiata Sellars.
  • Matariki – Te Kete ā Rohe (formerly Cultural Connections)
    Matariki – Te Kete ā Rohe (formerly Cultural Connections)
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 25 Jun
    Tauranga
    25 Jun 2024, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Tauranga, 69 Third Avenue, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    25 Jun 2024, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Tauranga, 69 Third Avenue, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Join us for a two-\day cultural training opportunity to learn about our city and our region's history, our local iwi and hapū and the cultural richness of our land.
  • Matariki Hunga Nui Art Exhibition
    Matariki Hunga Nui Art Exhibition
    Tue, 25 Jun
    Hungahungatoroa Club
    25 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 27 Jun 2024, 4:00 pm
    Hungahungatoroa Club, 16F Hungahungatoroa Road, Matapihi, Mount Maunganui 3175, New Zealand
    25 Jun 2024, 10:00 am – 27 Jun 2024, 4:00 pm
    Hungahungatoroa Club, 16F Hungahungatoroa Road, Matapihi, Mount Maunganui 3175, New Zealand
    Join Waipū Hauora in celebrating Matariki Hunga Nui - Matariki, the gatherer of people.
  • Matariki Wānanga - Waitī:  Fresh Perspective
    Matariki Wānanga - Waitī:  Fresh Perspective
    Tue, 25 Jun
    Tauranga
    25 Jun 2024, 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
    Tauranga, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    25 Jun 2024, 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
    Tauranga, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Matariki is a time for reflection, community, and renewal. Join us as we reflect, connect, and guide you to refresh your perspective and make meaningful goals for the year ahead.
  • Tapa: The Story of Us
    Tapa: The Story of Us
    Tue, 25 Jun
    Tauranga
    25 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    25 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Matariki is a time to connect with the natural world. This event embraces natural resources and art forms from our whakapapa to tell stories.
  • Waiata Wēnerei
    Waiata Wēnerei
    Wed, 26 Jun
    Tauranga
    26 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    26 Jun 2024, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
    Nau Mai - Tomo Mai - Waiata Mai. Sing along to your favourite Waiata Māori: local anthems, waiata Matariki, and some old-school throwbacks
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