Festivals and Celebrations

A DigitalNZ Story by National Library of New Zealand Topics

Matariki, Christmas, Easter and more recently Chinese New Year, Diwali and Eid are some of the festivals New Zealanders celebrate. Find out about our religious holidays, festivals, traditions and stories and their associated activities. SCIS no. 1816045

social_sciences, arts, english, Māori, history

Eid al-Fitr celebration

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Easter service, Mount Victoria

Easter service, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Alexander Turnbull Library

Easter ideas

Services to Schools

Easter display

Services to Schools

Making Easter treats

Services to Schools

Matariki window art

Matariki window art, Fendalton Library

Christchurch City Libraries

Easter egg hunt

Services to Schools

Matariki festival 2016

Matariki Festival 2016: Ngā Kai o Matariki | Food of Matariki

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Matariki

DigitalNZ

Pasifika 2005

NZ On Screen

Choral delight

Warm up Winter choral delight

Radio New Zealand

Arts festivals: beginnings

Arts festivals: Beginnings of festivals in New Zealand

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Chinese New Year festival

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

International kite festival

1990 New Zealand International Kite Festival

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Children's Day 2010

Christchurch City Libraries

2009 food and wine festival

2009 Food and Wine Festival

Te Awamutu Online

Spectrum street art festival

Spectrum Street Art Festival

Christchurch City Libraries

All Blacks Celebrate with Auckland

The All Blacks Celebrate with Auckland

Radio New Zealand

Queen Victoria's golden jubilee

Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Nelson

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Queenstown’s annual winter festival

Queenstowns Annual Winter Festival

Radio New Zealand

Empire Day

Empire Day - Empire Day

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Nambassa

Nambassa Festival

NZ On Screen

Rock music festivals

Rock music festivals - Rock music festivals

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Tūhoe festival

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Hay’s Christmas parade

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi day flare-up

Clark, Laurence, 1949- :[Waitangi day flare-up risk] 2 February 2013

Alexander Turnbull Library

Waitangi day 1973

Waitangi Day 1973

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Rangitaiki kapa haka

Services to Schools

Ngāti Kahungunu Waitangi Day festival

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Empire Day celebration

Empire Day celebration, Wellington

Alexander Turnbull Library

Legends of Holi

Services to Schools

Guy Fawkes day

GUY FAWKES DAY. (Star, 04 November 1905)

National Library of New Zealand

Quinceañera

Services to Schools

Festivals

Services to Schools

CubaDupa

Services to Schools

Halloween. 2005.

Halloween. 31 October, 2005.

Alexander Turnbull Library

Eating a grub

Services to Schools

Earth calendar

Services to Schools

Diwali

DigitalNZ

Matariki

DigitalNZ

Festivals

Services to Schools

Blossom festival

Services to Schools

Film Festival 2015

Services to Schools

Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

A Māori feast

Services to Schools