Traditionally, kites played an important role in Māori culture. The kite, “manu tukutuku” or “manu aute” was used for recreation and to make communicating from a distance possible. It was also used to connect heaven and earth, a way to send messages to people that have passed on.
This Matariki, please join us for a kite-making workshop, Matariki story time and interactive activities.
Bookings are recommended.
Accessibility: Accessible parking, accessible toilets
Kiwi North: Museum, Kiwi House and Heritage Park, Gate 1, 500 SH14 Maunu, Whangārei 0179 View Map
500 SH14 Maunu ,
Free entry to event with general admission to Kiwi North (3 kids free entry with each adult ticket)