E aku rahi, e aku nui,
e aku rau rangatira mā,
nei rā te mini kau ana ki a koutou katoa.
he mihi hoki ki a ratou kua ngaro
ki te pō haere atu ra,
ki a tatau ka noho tonu I tēnei ao,
tēnā tātau katoa.
It is the beginning of the year and Matariki is just around the corner. Auckland Council's Matariki Festival continues to be highly valued by the community as having significant social and cultural impact and importance.
Festival attendance and participation was strong in 2014 with more than 90,000 people taking part. For those of you who are thinking of presenting or participating in an event, nau mai hara mai. We welcome you with open arms.
The deadline to submit your event is Friday 20 March 2015.
Please read the Matariki Festival guiding document (PDF 459KB) before you begin the process.
If you have any questions about completing your event submission, or to request a hard copy or Word version of the form, please email Leanne Roche, Matariki Festival Submissions Coordinator.
We look forward to reading your submissions.