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Matariki: Ōrākei Manu Aute Kite Day
June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ŌRĀKEI MANU AUTE KITE DAY.
Sat 26 June, 10am–4pm | Takaparawhau
Traditionally manu aute and manu tukutuku (kites) were used to send messages to the heavens and between hapū (tribes). Manu Aute Kite Day honours and celebrates the universal tradition of kite flying across Tāmaki Makaurau. Watch the spectacle of kites of all shapes and sizes filling the skies, symbolically connecting heaven and earth. There are also plenty of opportunities for kite flyers of all ages to make and fly kites, sending their own personal messages and whakaaro (message) out into the world.
Our weavers will also be running a weaving workshop on the whenua during Kite Day. Pop in and give it a go!
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