Matariki – Lighting of the Ahi Kaa

Lighting of the Ahi Kaa at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tamaki nui a Rua.

Ka puta Matariki ka rere Whānui.

Ko te tohu tēnā o te tau e

Matariki reappears, Whanui starts its flight.

Being the sign of the new year!

Matariki

Left to Right: Brian Paewai, Kiwa Goddard and Manahi Paewai