Celebrate Matariki these school holidays. Kids using telescope.

This programme took place in 2021. If you are looking for the latest school holidays, please check Kokonga Tamariki - Kids' Corner.

The stars are aligning for two weeks of family-friendly activities this Matariki, with the Maaori New Year coinciding with the school holidays! 

Each library branch has a jam-packed programme of hands-on learning activities:

Week 1

Hanga he whetuu - Create a Star
Chartwell Library, Tuesday 13 July.

Ngaa Whetuu o te Ao - A World of Stars
Hillcrest Library, Thursday 15 July.

Whetuu Ataahua - Beautiful Stars
Dinsdale Library, Friday 16 July.


Week 2

Kiwicorn’s Flurry of Feelings
Central Library, Tuesday 20 July.

Ngaa Keretao o Matariki 
Glenview Library, Wednesday 21 July.

Tirama Tirama Ngaa Whetuu - Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars
St Andrews Library, Thursday 22 July.

Activities for home

Koorero Pukapuka ki Matariki

Don't forget to participate in our reading programme this school holiday!

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Speak Maaori for Kids

Let's memorise some commonly used Te reo Maaori words and phrases!

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Colouring pages

We have some great colouring pages available so sharpen your colour pencils!

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