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Matariki Stargazing


Event info

Event Date
June 29, 2024
End Date
June 29, 2024

Kuaotunu Domain
Kuaotunu, Kuaotunu
All ages

Event information may be subject to change. Please confirm details with event organisers.
Matariki Stargazing

Climb out of bed early to celebrate the newest holiday in Aotearoa New Zealand by watching Matariki rise in the dark sky over Kūaotunu with a group of expert stargazers. 

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Enjoy stargazing with the experts this Matariki!

Enjoy meteorites and Mars bars, along with warming coffee and a barbecue.

With commentary from local night sky guides, you can observe planets and stars through large astronomical telescopes and binoculars, and learn more about the Dark Sky Community project.

Event Highlights:

  • View Matariki rising and other planets
  • Expert commentary from two experienced guides
  • Access to large astronomical telescopes and binoculars
  • Coffee truck, BBQ, snacks, and take-home star charts

Organised by the Dark Sky Community project.

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