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Matariki Lighting the Beacons

Matariki Lighting The Beacons Festival

Kāpiti Region

Matariki, Lighting the Beacons Festival is a month-long multi-disciplinary arts festival to be held across the Kāpiti Region, July 2 – 25, 2021. 

Bookended by two amazing public light sculpture events at the beginning and end of July, Lighting the Beacons includes music, arts and theatre as well as multiple community events for Kāpiti whānau to enjoy. 

Matariki, Lighting the Beacons is produced by Māoriland Charitable Trust, the organisation responsible for Ōtaki’s highly successful Māoriland Film Festival.

Matariki, Lighting the Beacons Festival will include free and ticketed events for the entire whānau to be part of – events to be announced soon!

Join us for Lighting the Beacons in Kāpiti this Matariki! To keep up to date with all festival announcements and news, sign up to our online mailing list here.



JULY 2 – 25 2021