Matariki Festival’s iwi manaaki (host iwi) will be Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, Auckland Council announces. The festival starts June 19 and will run through July 11, celebrating the Māori new year and new beginnings. Click here to view the full programme of events for this year’s festival, and to learn about this year’s iwi manaaki, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.