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/
Did you know that there are actually 9 copies of the Treaty of Waitangi? They travelled the country after the initial signing in Waitangi on the 6th February 1840 collecting more than 500 signatures! This 48 page mini booklet pack is designed to support your classroom discussions about the Treaty of Waitangi. It was created to address the lack of easy to use resources for primary aged Kiwi kids – you can mix and match from the large selection of pages to best meet the needs of your class.