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Astronomical Society Matariki Info

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The Pleiades in mythology


A Matariki Game - WickED

Matariki 2011

31/5/2011
This Matariki interactive is one resource from a rich collection of material available from a number of sources to help you find out about and celebrate Matariki.
See the new He Reo Tupu, He Reo Ora online multimedia resource for a unit that focuses on Ngā hākari (Celebrations) including Matariki.
See wickED's Hot Topic for more teacher information, and student activities in English and Māori. Read all about Matariki on Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand in English or in Māori.
Find out more from Celebrating Matariki' - School Journal Part 2, Number 2, 2005.
Te Papa's Matariki teacher resource has links to online resource material and lesson plans.
More teaching and learning resources can be found on Christchurch City Libraries website.
See Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori The Māori Language Commssion's Kōrero Māori for language related links, and go to New Zealand On Screenfor a celebration of te ao Māori on screen with a selection of Māori TV, film, and music video.

National Library Matariki Resources - We have selected these online resources to support you when you need information relating to the popular curriculum topic, Matariki.

Matariki - Kiwi Kids News Once a year, twinkling in the winter sky just before dawn, Matariki (the Pleiades) signals the Māori New Year.


Matariki at Te Papa


Matariki - videos from the Carter Observatory


Newmarket School celebrates Matariki