Auckland Libraries: Matariki


Pīataata mai – Shine your light on Matariki

20 Pipiri to 15 Hōngongoi - 20 June to 15 July

Enjoy special events that celebrate Matariki at your local library or online, and check out our Matariki themed booklists and resources.


Click, scan or borrow to be in to win this Matariki, thanks to Afed Limited!

Try out the Auckland Libraries augmented reality (AR) Matariki experience or borrow a book or eBook from our Māori collections to enter the draw to win a Merge Cube and a $100 Countdown gift card.

There’s also a special prize for one lucky Auckland primary school class, thanks to Afed Limited!

Competition is open from 20 June to 15 July. Competition terms and conditions apply. 

How to enter

Augmented reality (AR) experience  

Use a smart phone or tablet to scan the QR code on posters at your local library or click the button below to start the experience.

You’ll be shown a secret code once you’ve watched a special Matariki video and you can use this code to enter our competition.

Please note: AR experience does not work on desktop computers or laptops. 


Nominate your class

You can also nominate an Auckland primary school class to be in to win ten Merge cubes, thanks to Afed Limited!

Just try out the AR experience and enter the nominated class details and special code on the competition form (under the school classroom prize section).

Borrow to win 

You can also enter our competition by borrowing a book or eBook from our Māori collections from 20 June to 15 July.

Be sure to have your library barcode number handy! 

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