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Matariki whānau day

Matariki signifies the beginning of a new year, new beginnings and a time for new ideas.

Celebrate Matariki at National Library in our Starlab Planetarium! Play amongst the stars this Matariki in our Starlab Planetarium and weave your own Matariki constellation! 

Hear stories about the stars and learn how to weave your very own whetū harakeke.

Make a poi, have you face painted or design a kete using recycled coffee bags.

Lots of activities to keep your young ones busy!

Free event 


National Library


Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

10:00am Sat 22 June, 2019 - 1:00pm Sat 22 June, 2019