When - Friday 3 August 2018, 6.00pm - Sunday 26 August 2018, 4.00pm 2017 Emerging Artist Award Winner Danae Ripley with her winning entry. When Friday 3 August 2018, 6.00pm - Sunday 26 August 2018, 4.00pm Opening
Join with Matariki Festival 2018 host iwi, Te Kawerau a Maki, as they herald the Māori New Year with an evocative karakia (prayer) as the sun rises over the Waitākere Ranges on 30 June. All are welcome to the Matariki Dawn Karakia at Arataki
In 2018 the Matariki Festival will celebrate the Māori New Year with events across the Auckland region from 30 June to 22 July. Tāmaki Makaurau will look west to Te Kawerau a Maki as the iwi takes on the hosting of this year’s Matariki Festival.