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Want to know what Matariki is?

We have got a few programmes running at Waipawa Library where you can learn more about Matariki.  These programmes are running through until the end of July 2021.

Wā Pakiwaitara – Matariki storytime

Come along to our Wā Pakiwaitara – Matariki Storytime at the Waipawa Library every Wednesday 11.00am - 12.00pm till the end of July.



Beyond Matariki On Screen

We will be playing Beyond Matariki by Dr Rangi Matamua on the big TV at the front of the library.

First session:

Takurua – Explore the Matariki season with Dr Rangi and learn about what Matariki is. beyond Matariki

11:00am – 12pm @ the Waipawa Library

29th of June 2021


Second session:

Kōanga – Explore the Māori lunar months with Dr Rangi.

11:00am – 12pm @ the Waipawa Library

6th of July 2021


Third session:

Raumati – Explore the Māori Lunar calendar with Dr Rangi.

13th of July 2021


Fourth session:

Ngahuru – Explore the signs of each lunar month with Dr Rangi and come to a better understanding of Matariki and why we celebrate it.

20th July 2021

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