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Te Hikoi Whetū o Matariki – Matariki Stars Parade

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Cosy up for the Matariki finale and join the lantern parade that will illuminate Hastings CBD. Craft your own lantern at home or collect one from Civic Square to follow the lights and music. Finish the parade with kai from food trucks before snuggling around the welcome fires to enjoy the Matariki stars digital light […]

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Matariki Digital Light Show

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Wrap up warm and come along to the Civic Square to watch the digital light and sound show that brings the stars of Matariki to life. Located within Civic Square is the Matariki hub where you will find a cosy marquee to relax in whilst enjoying the warmth of the welcome fires that burn for three days and three […]

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Matariki Ahi Ka – Home fires welcome Matariki

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Fires signal the arrival of Matariki in Hastings and call people home, to give thanks for the harvest, remember loved ones and celebrate with whanau and friends. The cauldrons of fire in Civic Square will burn for three days and nights. more info

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Pūrākau – Storytelling

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Each night you are invited to nestle under the 'big top' in Civic Square. Join the circle around communal fires as storytellers ignite our imaginations and illuminate our minds as they did for our forebears. Whanau will share the history of Nga Pou o Heretaunga as they bring to life eighteen large pou carvings representing […]

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Matariki Digital Light Show

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Wrap up warm and come along to the Civic Square to watch the digital light and sound show that brings the stars of Matariki to life. Located within Civic Square is the Matariki hub where you will find a cosy marquee to relax in whilst enjoying the warmth of the welcome fires that burn for three days and three […]

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Matariki Ahi Ka – Home fires welcome Matariki

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Fires signal the arrival of Matariki in Hastings and call people home, to give thanks for the harvest, remember loved ones and celebrate with whanau and friends. The cauldrons of fire in Civic Square will burn for three days and nights. more info

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Pūrākau – Storytelling

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Each night you are invited to nestle under the 'big top' in Civic Square. Join the circle around communal fires as storytellers ignite our imaginations and illuminate our minds as they did for our forebears. Whanau will share the history of Nga Pou o Heretaunga as they bring to life eighteen large pou carvings representing […]

Recurring

Matariki Digital Light Show

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Wrap up warm and come along to the Civic Square to watch the digital light and sound show that brings the stars of Matariki to life. Located within Civic Square is the Matariki hub where you will find a cosy marquee to relax in whilst enjoying the warmth of the welcome fires that burn for three days and three […]

Recurring

Matariki Ahi Ka – Home fires welcome Matariki

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Fires signal the arrival of Matariki in Hastings and call people home, to give thanks for the harvest, remember loved ones and celebrate with whanau and friends. The cauldrons of fire in Civic Square will burn for three days and nights. more info

Recurring

Pūrākau – Storytelling

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Each night you are invited to nestle under the 'big top' in Civic Square. Join the circle around communal fires as storytellers ignite our imaginations and illuminate our minds as they did for our forebears. Whanau will share the history of Nga Pou o Heretaunga as they bring to life eighteen large pou carvings representing […]

Kai Hau Kai – Hautapu Ceremony

Hastings Civic Square 209 Railway Road, St Leonards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi will host a Whangai i te hautapu ceremony, making a food offering to the Matariki star cluster, which rises as hot steam up into the skies. All welcome. Free entry.