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Ururangi  means ‘the winds of the sky’. ‘Uru’ is west wind, ‘rangi’ is sky. This star determines the nature of the winds for the year and is one of two weather stars in Matariki.

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.

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