During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year.  In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven members of this star whānau, from the …

During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year. In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven members of this star whānau, from the …

Matariki 2010   Matariki 2010 Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades which rise once a year and for many Maori herald the start of the New Year.  http://www.finelifeart.com/matariki-2010/

Matariki 2010 Matariki 2010 Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades which rise once a year and for many Maori herald the start of the New Year. http://www.finelifeart.com/matariki-2010/

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Fashion your own taonga with bits and pieces around the house. Maori arts and crafts project. These are a lot quicker to make than you might...

Fashion your own taonga with bits and pieces around the house. Maori arts and crafts project. These are a lot quicker to make than you might...

matariki art ideas - Google Search

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