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.

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.