When: 25 June 2022, 6.00am - 25 June 2022, 8.00am
Where: Rolleston Community Centre

Join us for a free event to watch the star cluster Matariki rise before dawn.


  • Greet Matariki as it rises before dawn
  • Join Canterbury Astronomical Society for telescope viewing and star tours (weather permitting)
  • Explore the night sky in The International Antarctic Centre's Portable planetarium
  • Get crafty with a Family planisphere activity
  • Hot food and drinks available for purchase