July, 2020

2020Wed15Jul6:00 am7:30 amTirotiro Whetū - Watch Matariki rise at Takaparawhau, Michael Savage Memorial ParkMatariki Festival6:00 am - 7:30 am Takaparawhau | Michael Savage Memorial Park, 19 Hapimana Street, OrakeiType:Culture,Festival,Free,School HolidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Children looking at the stars


(Wednesday) 6:00 am - 7:30 am


Takaparawhau | Michael Savage Memorial Park

19 Hapimana Street, Orakei

Event Details

Join Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and watch Matariki rise at Takaparawhau!

The Auckland Astronomical Society will be there with telescopes and binoculars to help you see the Matariki star cluster and other stars as they appear in the sky before sunrise.

Enjoy a hot drink as we welcome the new year.

Proudly supported by Ōrākei Local Board.




Ōrākei Local BoardThe Ōrākei Local Board is one of Auckland Council's 21 local boards and includes the suburbs: Glendowie,, Meadowbank, Ōrākei, Mission Bay, Kohimarama, Remuera, St Heliers, St Johns, Stonefields and parts of Ellerslie.09-521 7021