Call for Submissions | Matariki Festival 2018

Applications close 10 February 2018.

In 2018 Matariki Festival will celebrate the Māori New Year with events across the Auckland region from 30 June to 22 July.

Matariki Festival has grown to become Auckland’s premiere winter festival, with more than 100 events taking part in the 2017 festival. The festival brings together events across the region to celebrate Matariki and share Māori culture with a diverse and growing audience.

Applications are welcomed from events that are within at least one of the following festival genres:
•Hapori (Community)
•Kai (Food)
•Kōrero (Lectures/Presentations)
•Ngā Mahi Toi (Visual Arts)
•Taiao (Environment)
•Wānanga (Workshops)
•Whakangahau (Performance), and
•Whare Tapere (Theatre).

Events accepted for Matariki Festival 2018 will be included on the festival website and supplied with marketing templates to assist with promotion. They may also be promoted as part of other festival marketing and publicity activities.nn

For more information, email

To apply, just complete the application form. Applications close 10 February 2018.

Matariki Festival


Date(s) - 14/12/2017 - 10/02/2018
All Day