A monthly calendar based on tikanga Maori.  Months relate to Aotearoa, New Zealand.  Southern Hemisphere

A monthly calendar based on tikanga Maori. Months relate to Aotearoa, New Zealand. Southern Hemisphere

Celestial Maps :: The Māori solar system! Mercury is Whiro Venus is Kōpū, also Koopuu Taawera or Meremere Tuu Ahiahi Earth is Papatuanuku, also Te Ao Earth’s moon is Marama Mars is Matawhero Jupiter is Kopu-nui, also Hine-i-tīweka or Paeaarau Saturn is Pareārau As I understand it, the outer planets had no traditional Māori names. Uranus is barely visible to the naked eye, and Neptune and Pluto were only discovered after the invention of telescopes. More at The Encyclopedia of New ...

Celestial Maps :: The Māori solar system! Mercury is Whiro Venus is Kōpū, also Koopuu Taawera or Meremere Tuu Ahiahi Earth is Papatuanuku, also Te Ao Earth’s moon is Marama Mars is Matawhero Jupiter is Kopu-nui, also Hine-i-tīweka or Paeaarau Saturn is Pareārau As I understand it, the outer planets had no traditional Māori names. Uranus is barely visible to the naked eye, and Neptune and Pluto were only discovered after the invention of telescopes. More at The Encyclopedia of New ...

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