Matariki stars - cardboard and wool activity for the year 3 class I help out in
Teaching Resource: A poster to display in your classroom during Matariki (Māori New Year).
matariki 2015 - Google Search
Melulater: Matariki - an overview of a unit of work
use different colors for beginning of the year to make colorful shooting stars
Art idea for Matariki ~ Craft Matariki Flax Stars
Matariki is the Aotearoa Pacific New Year. It takes its name from the seven star constellation which reappears over the horizon in late May. In Western astronomy this constellation is called The Pleiades.
At the bottom of the page, there are 3 utube movies that clearly explain Matariki.
Seven Stars of Matariki - YouTube Link, Toni Rolleston-Cummins reading 'The Seven Stars of Matariki.'