Auckland Libraries: Matariki


Matariki. Taku taiao, Taku tuakiri. My environment, My identity.

19 Pipiri - 25 Hōngongoi - 19 June to 25 July

Join us to celebrate Matariki! Enjoy special events at your local library and check out our Matariki themed booklists and resources.

School holidays

10 - 25 Hōngongoi - 10 - 25 July

Visit your local library these school holidays and pick up a Matariki activity book! Learn what makes each of the Matariki stars special and enjoy fun activities for the whole whānau. 

Mahia (complete) activities and log them online via Beanstack to earn Matariki whetū (star) badges!

Get started with Beanstack

Download the Beanstack Tracker app on your Apple or Android device or visit the Beanstack website  to register for a Beanstack account and join our Matariki challenge. 

Matariki activities will be available on Beanstack from 9 - 25 July 2021.


  1. Register and set up your account on Beanstack. 
  2. Add ‘Readers’ to your account - adults and kids! Each ‘Reader’ can try out the activities of their choice. 
  3. Join the ‘Matariki: Taku taiao, taku tuakiri’ challenge and get started from 9 Hōngongoi - 9 July. Complete the activities to earn Matariki whetū (star) badges! 

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