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Lights Out On Great Barrier Island Winter Festival

Between June 29th and July 29th there are a range of 'Lights out' events on Great Barrier Island.

This celebration includes an array of free events from Saturday 29 June right through to Saturday 27 July 2019. For locals and visitors, and also youth and families. Events include kite making and movie nights and for talented photographers there is a dark sky photography competition including a prestigious award and the privilege of being showcased in our local Art Gallery.

The final event on July 27th is the Stars and Planets ball.

Local Dark Sky Ambassadors and hand picked 'off-island' experts share their extensive knowledge on a wide range of subjects, from 'Navigating the Pacific', to basic astronomy courses, and unforgettable star gazing experiences, including a unique dining experience and astro-photography workshops. 

As islanders, we are proud to host an annual event of this caliber, exhibiting and demonstrating the unique environment that is our Great Barrier Island. Funding for this festival of free events is gratefully received from Great Barrier Local Board, Dark Sky Advisory Group and ATEED.


Great Barrier Island, Great Barrier Island, Great Barrier Island, Auckland

6:00pm Sat 27 July, 2019 - 1:00am Sun 28 July, 2019