School holiday activities

Here are the free fun activities happening during these school holidays to celebrate Matariki:

Saturday 13th July, 10.30am at Wellington Central Library:

Wellington Children’s Community Choir, featuring 5-12 year old choristers, will be putting on a special performance for all. Come along and watch, listen and participate.

Tuesday 16th July, 11am at Wadestown Library and Community Space:

Matariki Magic: Celebrate Matariki, our Aotearoa New Year, with a free school holiday activity session. Story reading, waiata and legends, plus a fun Matariki badge-making craft activity

Wednesday 17th July, 11am at Wellington Central Library:

Matariki Magic: Celebrate the close of Matariki, our Aotearoa New Year, with a free school holiday activity session at Central Library. Explore our myths and legends with a fun Matariki badge-making craft activity afterwards.

Thursday 18th July, 11am at Kilbirnie Library:

Multicultural Matariki: Take a mythical voyage with us and find out what Matariki means to people around the world. Make your own Matariki star or kite to fly.

Tuesday 23rd July, 11am at Karori Library:

Join in games and stories about Maui the trickster god these holidays. Catch your fingers and your friends with string games, and find where Maui is hiding in a Matariki treasure hunt at Karori library

Wednesday 24th July, 11am at Miramar Library:

Multicultural Matariki: Take a mythical voyage with us and find out what Matariki means to people around the world. Make your own Matariki star or kite to fly.

Wednesday 24th July, 2pm at Tawa Library:

Maui Matariki: activities and games, including fishing for place names to put on a map of New Zealand