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Matariki Ramaroa – Closing Weekend

Ōtaki Beach Surf Club

Hono mai mō Matariki! Matariki Ramaroa Kāpiti Lights Arts Festival is a celebration of te Tau Hou Māori – the Māori New Year for all of Kāpiti. 

Matariki Ramaroa closes at Ōtaki Beach on July 15 – 16 with two nights of light sculptures, eclectic music, performances, food stalls and storytelling under the rising stars of Matariki. 

Matariki Ramaroa is a place to come together in celebration, togetherness, reflection, feasting and fun with contemporary light sculptures adorning Kāpiti’s beautiful beachfront. Fun for the whole whānau to explore this magical mid-winter tradition.

Matariki Ramaroa is a month-long festival opening June 24 at Maclean Park, Paraparaumu. The festival closes on July 17 in Ōtaki. Visit for more events.