Te Ara Rama Matariki Light Trail Performances

The light trail starts at Te Oro Music Centre with nightly performances by local performers who share their talent from 7 pm

  • FREE concert runs inside Te Oro from 15 -21 July
  • Ages Open
  • Free
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  • Sun, 15 Jul at 7PM
  • Mon, 16 Jul at 7PM
  • Tue, 17 Jul at 7PM
  • Wed, 18 Jul at 7PM
  • Thu, 19 Jul at 7PM
  • Fri, 20 Jul at 7PM
  • Sat, 21 Jul at 7PM

The 6th annual Matariki Light Trail turns Maybury Reserve into a magical landscape.

Dress up warm and come along to this popular Maori new year family celebration to welcome the Maori new year planting season with lights, fun and festivity. For one week, take a magical journey along a flax lined pathway among thousands of twinkling fairy lights.

The light trail starts at Te Oro Music Centre with nightly performances by local performers who share their talent from 7 pm. They include kapa haka groups, hip-hop dancers, cultural performers, singers and bands.

This stage operates from 15 July to 21 July from 7 - 8.30pm daily.

The finale on Saturday 21 July includes a community concert and a spectacular fireworks display to Maori and Pasifika music at 9:15pm in Maybury Reserve.

Bundle up warm and join the celebrations.

We are grateful to our fireworks sponsor Pak 'N Save and our funders Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board, Auckland Creative Communities, Tamaki Regeneration Company, North & South and Mount Wellington Foundation.

We also thank our supporters Te Oro Music & Arts Centre, Tamaki Community Patrol, Glen Innes Business Association and Ruapotaka Marae.

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