Matariki Ramaroa will once again light up Kāpiti with two weekends of extraordinary light sculptures bookending a month-long arts experience including MFF2022 - the Māoriland Film Festival!
Matariki Ramaroa opens at Maclean Park, Paraparaumu on June 24 2022 - the first Matariki public holiday with light sculptures, beach bonfire, musicians, artists and kai over the entire weekend.
From June 29 - July 3, Ōtaki will once again welcome the world to the 9th Māoriland Film Festival, the largest international Indigenous Film Festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe will share their stories in over 80 films screening at the MFF with award-winning feature-length drama and illuminating documentaries, to a diverse collection of short films.
Throughout the rest of the month-long celebrations, explore the amazing Matariki Ramaroa programme including live performances by TE KAAHU (Theia), MARA TK and JULIA DEANS.
Matariki Ramaroa closes with a weekend of Light sculptures at Ōtaki Beach on July 15 - 16.
- June 17 - July 17 - Silo Theatre presents MAURI TAU
- June 24 - June 25 - Matariki Ramaroa - Opening Weekend at Maclean Park
- June 29 - July 3 - Māoriland Film Festival
- July 8 - Twilight Trains Raumati Beach
- July 8 - Te Kaahu Live at Māoriland
- July 9 - Te Horo Vinyl Fair
- July 9 - Mara TK Live at Māoriland
- July 14 - Julia Deans Live at Māoriland
- July 15 - 16 -Matariki Ramaroa Closing Weekend at Ōtaki Beach
View the full programme online: https://matariki.maorilandfilm.co.nz/program/
Nau Mai, Piki Mai, Haere Mai Rā