Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Sunday 22nd July 2018
Due to bad weather on Saturday the Matariki event is postponed to Sunday 22 July, same time and location. 4 - 7pm, Sundial Square in Richmond.
Queen Street is done so let's celebrate!
Join in the fun with a range of activities including, flax weaving, kite making, neon painting, storytelling and more.
The stage will come alive with a Aotearoa fashion show, fire poi act, live music, storytelling and traditional Maori performances.
We hope you are hungry as there is a traditional hangi, fried bread and other delicious food.
Matariki heralds the Maori New Year, when the seven stars of Matariki (Pleiades) rise in the sky. Traditionally it is a time of remembrance and a celebration of the harvest and new life – a time for singing, dancing and feasting.
New Year, New Beginning, Let's Celebrate Q Street!
Rain date is Sunday 22 July