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Matariki crafts

8 - 17 July 2024

Mon 8 July, Wed 10 July
Mon 15 July, Wed 17 July

11am to 2pm


Take some time during the Matariki season to create and craft with your loved ones.

Learn how to make a DIY photo frame, decorate a Matariki tote bag, or create a dangling mobile to decorate your home with whetuu (stars).


Mon 8 July, 11am to 2pm

Make your own poohutukawa flower

Wed 10 July, 11am to 2pm

Matariki photo frames

Mon 15 July, 11am to 2pm

Matariki mobile

Wed 17 July, 11am to 2pm

Matariki tote bags


Matariki at the Museum

Friday 21 June to Sunday 21 July 2024

Join us for free events, public talks, crafts, and more as we celebrate this special time of year. Maanawatia a Matariki! Find out more.

Presented with thanks to Matariki Ki Waikato Festival 2024 

Please note

For te reo Maaori, Waikato Museum uses double vowels (uu) in place of vowels with a macron (ū) to represent a long vowel sound. This spelling approach is the preference of tangata whenua in Hamilton Kirikiriroa and Waikato iwi for te reo Maaori words.