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Fri, 14 Jun

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Tauranga

Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail

Come journey through Downtown Tauranga between the 14th June – 1st July and find the whetū (stars) of Matariki!

Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail
Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail

Time & Location

14 Jun 2024, 7:00 am – 01 Jul 2024, 11:50 pm

Tauranga, He Puna Manawa 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand

About The Event

Come journey through Downtown Tauranga between the 14th June – 1st July and find the whetū (stars) of Matariki!

Start the trail at any of the locations around Downtown Tauranga, these include the Tauranga Library, Molyneux jewellers, Carters Photographics, Books a Plenty, The Collection, Banana Blossom café, DOCA café & eatery, Pilates Loft and more!

Either open the link matariki.downtowntauranga.co.nz or scan the QR code on the poster with your phone camera to begin. In collaboration with Tuatara Collective follow the trail and learn more about the Matariki constellation.

Once you have completed the trail you will go in the draw to win prizes from Molyneux Jewellers, Carters Photographics, Books a Plenty, and The Collection.

To continue the journey head down to the MatARiki: First-Of- Its-Kind Augmented Sculpture Trail on the waterfront.

This innovative exhibition, curated by Kereama Taepa will be running from the 10th – 30th of June. It uses augmented reality (AR) technology to breathe life into digital artworks by renowned New Zealand artists. https://www.matarikitetaurangaongawaka.co.nz/

Keep your eyes peeled for the whetū this Matariki and follow Downtown Tauranga’s Facebook and Instagram to stay updated!

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