Celebrating Matariki 2022

Poster: Logo (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a distinctly Aotearoa New Zealand celebration. Hashtag: #Matariki Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. In 2024 the Matariki …

Auckland Climate Festival 2022

Logo Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – For a second year we spotlight the work of the Auckland Climate Festival — aucklandclimatefestival.co.nz — an open platform created to celebrate and accelerate climate action. Events takes place October 1-31. Hashtag: #aucklandclimatefestival 2022 theme: Ancestor, me. I am a good ancestor. Believing in our future. Key Linksaucklandclimatefestival.co.nz – Book a …

Auckland = Tāmaki Makaurau

Photo: Denisbin, View from Maungawhau / Mount Eden (Some rights reserved) Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Joining …

Matariki

Poster (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand that is taking on greater significance in the country. This year the festivities become an annual public holiday. Hashtag: #Matariki Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the …

Tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Photo: Stewart Baird, Te Mata Sunset (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com curates this guide to Travel and Tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand including announcements, headlines, reports, and the like. The sector is notoriously ephemeral so please let us know if there are additions or edits to be made on this page. TrenzEach year, TRENZ helps to …

Wellington Links

Wellington Flag New Zealand (Aotearoa) – What would locals like others know about Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe nature reserve with a 500-year plan – BBCHere’s what makes the difference.25 Reasons Why All Aucklanders Should Just Move To Wellington – Buzzfeed Weather – Wellington – MET Time – …

Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) Links

Auckland Coat of Arms What would locals like others know about Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow Auckland museum is unpacking centuries of colonial legacy and indigenising itselfZip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling rideAucklanders, what do you want from your city?Auckland is a biodiversity paradiseVolcanic cones …

Livestreaming: Royal Albatross Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Screenshot Aotearoa New Zealand– Royal Albatross Cam – doc.govt.nz/royalcam – streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. Hashtag: #RoyalCam The New Zealand Department of Conversation has maintained a webcam beside a Royal Albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula since 2016, providing a 24-hour live stream of …

Anzac

Photo: Thom May, Anzac Cove (Some rights reserved) Anzac Day is April 25 and honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and died on this day in 1915 at Gallipoli during World War I. HeadlinesWhen is the Anzac Day public holiday this year and will people be standing in …