Maha Shivratri: 11th March 2021

Puja Muhurat & Celebration in New Zealand

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Maha Shivratri celebrations, programs and Prayers (Partial or Full night) are conducted in all the temples across New Zealand. click here to get list of temples in New Zealand

Tithi (Lunar Day): Chaturdashi (Chaudas / 14th Lunar day) tithi: As per Auckland (NZ) time: From 11th Mar 10.09 pm to 12th Mar 10.32pm

Auckland is in Level 2. Government has allowed upto 100 persons at religious place. We humbly request all devotees to please follow government rules while visiting temples on Maha Shivratri.

SUNRISE / SUNSET FOR SELECTED CITIES for 11th March 2021. Sunset time is starting of 1st prahar puja.

  • Auckland: Sunrise: 7.15am, Sunset: 7.45pm
  • Christchurch: Sunrise: 7.20am, Sunset: 7.57pm
  • Queenstown: Sunrise: 7.35am, Sunset: 8.14pm
  • Dunedin: Sunrise: 7.27am, Sunset: 8.07pm
  • Wellington: Sunrise: 7.13am, Sunset: 7.48pm
  • Whangarei: Sunrise: 7.17am, Sunset: 7.47pm
  • Mumbai, India: Sunrise: 6.50am, Sunset: 6.47pm
  • Cape Town, South Africa: Sunrise: 6.42am, Sunset: 7.09pm
  • Nadi, Fiji: Sunrise: 6.12am, Sunset: 6.28pm
  • Sydney, Australia: Sunrise: 6.51am, Sunset: 7.18pm


  • First Prahar Puja muhurt starting from local Sunset time: 11th Mar 7.46pm (19:46Hrs) to 11th Mar 10.38pm (22:38Hrs)
  • Second Prahar Puja muhurat : 11th Mar 10.38pm (22:38Hrs)  to 12th Mar 01.31am (01:31Hrs)
  • Third Prahar Puja muhurtam: 12th Mar 01.31am (01:31Hrs) to 12th Mar 04.24am (04:24Hrs)
  • Fourth Prahar Puja Time: 12th Mar 04.24am (04:24Hrs) to 12th Mar 07.16am (07:16Hrs)

* Muhurt time may vary +/- one to two minutes as per Sunset calculation.



  • Samuhik puja (Group prayers) and Mahaprasad (Feast) at Bhartiya Mandir Temple, 252-254 Balmoral Road, Mt albert Sandringham Auckland
  • Maha Shivratri pooja, abhishek and feast, at Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick Street, Henderson, Auckland
  • Shivratri Pooja at Shiv Mandir, 43 Holmes road, Manurewa 2102 Auckland
  • Shivratri Celebrations, at Shri Shirdi SaiBaba’s Mandir 12-18 Princes Street, Onehunga, Auckland 1061
  • Sri Ganesh Temple, Maha Shirathri festival, 21st Feb. at Sri Ganesh Temple No 4 Dent Place, Papakura, Auckland
  • Shivaratri Poojan at Kurinchi Kumaran Temple Wellington
  • Maa Durga Temple Maha Shivratri Celebration. Evening pooja, abhishek, bhajan and prasad. At Maa Durga Temple, 4/3 Onslow Ave, Manukau, Auckland
  • Maha Shivratri Celebrations, pooja abhishek and bhajan at Radha Krishna Temple, 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland. Temple will be open full day.
  • Mahasivaratri, at Balaji Temple, 2 Kent Street, Frankton, Hamilton
  • Maha Shiv Ratri at Sanatan Dharam Mandir 108 Whiore Ave, Tauriko, Tauranga 3171.
  • Maha Shivratri at Shree Swami Narayan Hindu Temple (ISSO)  10-12 Wentworth Avenue, papatoetoe, Auckland 2025
  • Maha Shiv Ratri Gauri shankar Mandir, at Maa Durga Bhavan 11 Laureston Ave Papatoetoe
  • Lord Shiv, 63 Creightons Road, Clevedon, 2582 New Zealand. Priest will be available on site from 11am on Thu 11th March.
  • Maha Sivarathri prayers at Auckland Sri Ganesh Temple, 4 Dent Place, Papakura, Auckland 2110


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