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Matariki, Lighting the Beacons

festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival for the whole family across the Kāpiti Region,
July 2- 25, 2021. 

Bookended by two major events at the beginning and ending of July with multiple community events in between. 

July 2021
Kāpiti Coast

Main Events

Opening Festival Main Event, Maclean Park, Paraparaumu

Closing Festival Main Event, Marine Parade, Ōtaki Beach

Main Events include; Free Light Sculpture walk, music, zero-waste food trucks & more

Facilitator Led Events

Facilitated School Workshops, Kāpiti-wide

Community Tree Planting & Beach Clean-Up events, Kāpiti-wide

Community Events

Month-Long Exhibitions Art Galleries, Museums, Libraries

Kāpiti Community-Led Matariki Events Included in Programme

Ticketed Events

Ticketed Music Events Kāpiti-wide

Ticketed Film Screenings Paekakariki, Waikanae & Ōtaki

Ticketed Theatre Kāpiti-wide

Join us in making Kāpiti
the place to be for Matariki!