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Waiti is the star that connects to all the foods found in fresh water streams, rivers and lakes like koura (freshwater crayfish) tuna (eel) , korokoro (lamprey), inanga (whitebait) kōkopu (native fish).

6pm – 9pm.  The Matariki light trail turns Maybury Reserve into a magical landscape.


Enjoy light displays of Māori-inspired imagery set among thousands of fairy lights.


Wrap up warm and enjoy Māori New Year celebrations in Glen Innes. Delicious Maori foods on sale.

Te Oro Music & Art Centre. Start or end your visit to the light trail here.

7.00pm. Te Iwa o Matariki. A delightful short film as Dr Rangi Matamua shares his knowledge of Matariki through the eyes of a koro (grandfather) with his moko (grand daughter).