Matariki 2019

Ngā mata o te ariki o Tāwhirimātea

Ngā mata o te ariki o Tāwhirimātea

Join us for Matariki 2019

We’re working with the Matariki Ki Waikato Festival to host a night at the observatory in July where you can join us to view Matariki through our telescopes. Learn about the cultural significance of Matariki and also get a chance to learn about astronomy and view the winter night sky.

Entry by Koha or Donation.


Dates and weather

Weather is always a factor so we’ll be selecting the best nights for the event closer to the time to ensure we get a good view of Matariki. We’ll be running 4 sessions:

  • Wednesday 17th July - 6-8pm

  • Friday 19th July - 6-8pm

  • Saturday 20th July - 6-8am

  • Saturday 20th July - 6-8 pm

Please register your interest using the form below and we’ll be sure to keep you updated on the weather and the event. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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