July 11, 2021

Matariki celebrated for first time

Our inaugural Matariki celebration was a great evening, thanks to all those who took part and made it possible.

Beckenham Te Kura O Pūroto Kapa haka group – so strong and confident, looking fantastic, sounding even better!

Christchurch City Council Waiata Group (Kaharoa & Boyd) – great waiata to welcome Matariki

Beautiful Harakeke earing construction with Lisa from the Kahu Collective

Storytelling and crafts for the tamariki with Maatakiwi & Maia from Christchurch City Council Māori Services

Our freshwater specialist, Helen McCaughan from DOC who told us about all the life in our river

The staff from the South Library and the team from OHRN, particularly Rachel Barker