Two nights of glowing light artworks to wander through, nourishing food to warm you up and vibrant new musical performances to kick off the celebrations of the rising of the star cluster, Matariki! See colourful sculptures light up the park! Hear exotic instruments from all around the rohe and more! Taste local fare! Dress up […]
MATARIKI Lighting the beacons festival
July 2 - 25
a month-long arts festival for the whole whānau celebrating Matariki in Kāpiti.
Within Maclean Park during our Opening weekend we will have a space for remembering loved ones who have passed. This is a really significant part of Matariki, the rising of the star cluster symbolises the gathering of spirits passed the year before as they begin their final journey north to Reinga. Bring along flowers or […]
A chance for kids of all ages to participate in festivities. Jazz up your bike with colourful lights and dress to impress for a gentle ride along the colourfully lit beach path. Parents and caregivers join your little one in a bike ride they’ll never forget. Start at the beach-side grassy area between Ocean & […]