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Matariki Activities

Storywalk®

Storywalk®

Pick one of two paths around Napier and follow the Storywalk® with your friends and whānau to read New Zealand stories about Matariki.
There are two paths to choose from (Maraenui/Marewa Recreation Reserve and Taradale Park) and a total of four books to read over five weeks.

Find out more here.

Saturday 18 June – Sunday 24 July

Add a star to our star wall!

Add a star to our star wall!

Suitable for all ages

Pop into either Napier or Taradale Library to write a message or draw a picture on a star and add it to our star wall.

Napier Library
Wednesday 8 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

Taradale Library
Wednesday 8 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

Matariki Colouring Competition

Matariki Colouring Competition

Visit either Napier or Taradale Library to pick up a copy. To be in the draw for some awesome prizes drop your completed colouring picture into our entry box!

Napier Library
Monday 13 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

Taradale Library
Monday 13 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

The Lost Stars of Matariki

The Lost Stars of Matariki

Suitable for all ages

Pop into either Napier or Taradale library to see if you can find one of the nine hidden stars. There’ll be a chance to find nine stars each day. If you find a star, take it to one of our friendly librarians to receive an entry into our prize draw!

Napier Library
Monday 13 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

Taradale Library
Monday 13 June - Friday 8 July
During library opening hours

Matariki Themed Green Screen

Matariki Themed Green Screen

Suitable for all ages

Drop into Napier or Taradale library and take a photo in front of our green screen, choose the Matariki-themed background you want, and our librarians will put it all together for you! 

Napier Library
Saturday 18 June
2:30pm-4:30pm

Wednesday 22 June
6-8pm

Taradale Library
Tuesday 21 June
2:30pm-4:30pm

Matariki Themed Storytime & Craft

Matariki Themed Storytime & Craft

Suitable for all ages

Join us for story time and put your creative hats on and make a craft to take home.

Taradale Library
Tuesday 21 June
11am 

Napier Library
Friday 1 July
11am

 

Taradale Library

9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday
10 am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday
(Closed public holidays)

24 White Street, PO Box 7056,
Taradale, 4141
New Zealand

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