FRIDAY JULY Po 5
Tupuanuku is the star connected to all foods grown in the ground like kumara, puha, pikopiko.'Tupu' or 'tipu' means to grow and 'nuku' is short for Papatuānuku or earth.
5.55pm Opening karakia and turning-on-the-lights countdown every night at the Matariki waharoa main entry.
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.