Matariki celebrations kicked off in the Kaipara last weekend. Dargaville had an afternoon of art, music and food. In Maungaturoto, Kaipara schools showed of their kapa haka skills in the Otamatea High School hall, for the Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust Matariki Kapa haka Festival. Plenty more Matariki celebrations are coming up this month, so keep a look out.
Circus Kumarani performing at the end of the Dargaville Matariki festival
Mangawhai Beach School performing a haka in the Otamatea school hall
Performers at the Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust Matariki Kapa haka Festival