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Start time
June 30, 2023 4:30 PM
End time
June 30, 2023 6:30 PM
Mount Holdsworth

SOLD OUT - A Night with Waiti: A Spotlight Adventure!

*This event is SOLD OUT, but you can join the waitlist at the Humanitix link at the bottom of the page. This will notify you whenever tickets become available*

Bring your gumboots and a torch for an evening walk at Mt Holdsworth where you can shine a light - and “spotlight” the stream, to observe kēwai (freshwater crayfish) in their natural habitat. You will also get to see tau koura a traditional method of gathering kēwai in preparation for Matariki.

Discover the captivating story of Waiti, a star within the Matariki constellation, and its profound connection to our precious freshwater streams.

Immerse yourself in the preparation of Matariki and embark on a journey of exploration as we unveil the significance of Waiti and its role in sustaining life-giving water sources.

This unique event, brought to you by Mountains to Sea Wellington, invites families, nature enthusiasts, and curious minds to Mount Holdsworth for an unforgettable experience. Engage in interactive storytelling, enjoy our spotlighting session, and deepen your understanding of the interconnectedness between the celestial realm and our freshwater ecosystems.

This free, early evening event is perfect for the whole family.

Mark your calendars and bring your sense of wonder to "A Night with Waiti: A Spotlight Adventure" on Friday 30th of June at Mount Holdsworth. Don't miss this opportunity to prepare for Matariki, learn about Waiti, and embrace the magic of our freshwater world.

The back up date for this event is Friday 7th July, in case of poor weather.

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