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Lyttelton, portal to Canterbury’s historic past, a vibrant sustainable community creating a living future

Discover Lyttelton Walking Tour

When: Saturday 26 June, 11am and 2 pm (2 departures)

Where: Departing from Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre

How much: $5 per adult, children free,

Bookings: essential 328 9093


Matariki Celebrations

Matariki is the Māori name for a cluster of stars which is visible in the New Zealand night sky at a specific time of the year. Matariki re-appears in the dawn sky mid-winter signalling the start of the Māori New Year and the date changes each year according to the Māori lunar calendar.

Whakaraupo Carving Centre tutor Caine Tauwhare from local hapu Ngāti Wheke talks about the significance and traditions of Matariki here