Britomart's Takutai Square is the perfect place to celebrate the Matariki public holiday at Te Pā Harakeke, a free festival market day of music and kapa haka performances, as well as excellent kai from Māori food trucks and a vibrant range of arts and crafts stalls.
On Friday 24 June between 10am and 4pm, head to Takutai Square to celebrate the Matariki public holiday at Te Pā Harakeke, a free market day with food, music and kapa haka, and arts and crafts stalls.
Here's the full schedule for performances (and you can scroll further down to see the list of food providers and arts and crafts stalls that will be there on the day):
10.00am DJ Will K - Welcome
10.05am Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Kōtuku
10.33am Mere Arihi Pipi-Takoko
11.19am Mistee K
11.42am WOW Girls
12.15pm Te Kapa Haka O Te Kōtuku - Rutherford High
12.43pm Pikiteora Mura-Hita
1.16pm Dane Moeke
1.39pm Keri Cullen
2.02pm Te Kapa Haka O Te Raki O Pukekohe
3.25pm Hoani Waititi
3.50pm Karakia Whakamutunga
The food and markets stalls that will be there on the day include:
Karena Coffee Ltd
Cene's Whānau Food
Kiwi Tucker - Mussel Fritters
NZ Veggie Plants
Romiromi - Mirimiri
Taiao Creative Ltd
Chill vibes, great kai, the city's best kapa haka groups, up-and-coming musical performers, and unique Māori arts and crafts offerings to browse and buy - it's the perfect way to celebrate Aotearoa's new Matariki public holiday!