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Wellington City Council to move annual Guy Fawkes Sky Show to Matariki - TVNZ

Wellington's annual Guy Fawkes fireworks display will be cancelled from 2018 to make way for a major fireworks event during Matariki. The Wellington City Council announced today it will move the annual event to Matariki, the Maori new year, which ...and more »

Wellington to cancel annual Guy Fawkes, move fireworks display to Matariki - Newshub

Wellington's annual Guy Fawkes display will be cancelled from 2018. The council will still hold a fireworks display, but not until Matariki - the Māori New Year - around June or July. Mayor Justin Lester says moving the Wellington Sky Show to Matariki ...and more »

Fireworks to star at Matariki as Guy Fawkes foiled again - Radio New Zealand

Wellington is scrapping its annual Guy Fawkes fireworks display and moving it to celebrate Matariki instead. Fireworks light up Wellington City. The capital has held a Guy Fawkes fireworks display for 22 years but 2017 will be the last. Photo: RNZ ...and more »

Iwi thrilled with new Matariki fireworks show - Newshub

An iwi collective near Wellington is excited the next Matariki will be celebrated with a bang. The capital's annual fireworks show is being shifted to the Māori New Year, from Guy Fawkes in November. Taranaki Whanui chairman Wayne Mulligan says it's a ...and more »