Sports & Outdoors

Kāpiti Coast is the home of some iconic sporting and outdoor events. Whether its catching a game, running a marathon, heading into the bush, or watching our sportiest furry friends, we have it all!

Matariki Stargazing and Amateur Astronomy Course On Kāpiti

21 – 23 Jul 2023
The Arcus Venue

29 Arcus Road, Te Horo, Kapiti, Te Horo

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Do you love gazing up at the night sky?

If you enjoy stargazing and want to learn how to identify constellations and planets, and learn more about Matariki, then this practical course led by some of New Zealand’s top astronomers, is for you.

Included in Māoriland's Matariki Ramaroa Festival Programme, this interactive course is for stargazing enthusiasts, aspiring amateur astronomers and astrophotographers, locals interested in Matariki, and anyone who wants to have fun navigating the night sky by telescope.

Absolutely no previous experience is required.

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