Te reo Maori is most famous for its eloquent whaikorero and whakatauki.Whakatauki are proverbs, usually only very few words with a wealth of meaning. Te reo Maori wouldn't be Te reo Maori without them! These resources will help you get the most from these whakatauki as you weave them in to your Reading, Language and Topic programs.
Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/