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Matariki at The Village - Whanau Day

Ticket Information

  • Free Admission

Dates

  • Sat 22 Jun 2024, 9:00am–2:00pm

Restrictions

All Ages

Listed by

The Incubator

The Incubator Creative Hub and The Historic Village are bringing you an event for your whānau to celebrate the Māori new year.

Join us at the Historic Village for an with Māori Performers · Mākete/Market Stalls · Creative Workshops · The Purple Lab Waiata Workshops, Kanikani Demo’s & Workshop, Kai stalls · Maumahara Tributes · Haka Flash Mob ·Toi Māori exhibitions Exploring the village markets with live entertainment presented by The Purple Lab - Phreaze Factory. We welcome The Little Big Markets and three wonderful new exhibitions in our galleries; Hauora – a Matariki Exhibition by Pip Lewis, Tae Ako - Whenua Student Roopu Exhibition, Darlene Walters - Kōrari Collective Exhibition and Huia Kaimanawa o Ngāti Pūkenga - A photographic exhibition of Ngāti Pūkenga kaumātua by Ngawaiata Sellars. Once again we bring the opportunity to remember your loved ones. Pōhutukawa, is the star within the Matariki cluster that is associated with maumahara - remembrance of those that have passed since the last rising of Matariki, Matariki is a time for all celebrations.


A special time to also celebrate those who are no longer with us through stories, shared memories and photographs. A gentle reminder to be grateful for those who have contributed to our lives and a staunch reminder of our whakapapa (genealogy), of who we are and of the names we carry. We invite everyone who would like to pay tribute, remember and acknowledge a loved one who has passed since the last Matariki, to share a memorial photo of them in a special tribute to be screened at The Village Community Cinema at our Matariki at the Village Whanau Day event on Saturday 22 June from 9am to 2pm. This tribute will be open for everyone to come and sit and cherish these images. If you would like your loved one to be included in this tribute please email a clear photo with details to cinema@theincubator.co.nz Artwork of Pōhutukawa is by Michelle Estall Art.

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