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Te Whitu o Matariki flag raising ceremony

30 May 2023, 5:00 PM

A special flag raising ceremony will take place this week to mark the start of our Matariki celebrations during the month of June.

Te Whitu o Matariki is the seven star cluster that appears around the winter solstice to acknowledge the Māori New Year.

Join us to raise the Te Whitu o Matariki flags this Thursday 1 June 2023 at 7am.

For those wishing to attend, please gather at the first flagpole on Rora Street, Te Kūiti by the Shearing Statue.