This wānanga will be held mainly in takurua (winter) in June, with a lead up in April.
There will be activities based around the kaupapa of kāhui whetu (star constellations) and maramataka (Māori calendar guiding planting, harvesting, fishing etc.).
In the week of 5 April 2021, there will be an evening session to see sunset and Matariki setting from Ātea a Rangi (the star compass at Waitangi Regional Park near Awatoto).
During 16 – 28 June there will be an early morning session to watch Matariki rising again.
The week of 23 June is Matariki whānau night at Ātea a Rangi. There will be kai, entertainment and kōrero about Matariki.