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Matariki

23/6/15 · Posted in Biculturalism, Matariki

Ka puta a Matāriki ka rere a Whānui. Ko te tohu tēnā o te tau e!  Matāriki appears, Whānui starts its flight.  This is the sign of the New Year. Matāriki is the Māori name for the constellation of stars that is often referred to as Pleiades or the Seven Sisters. However, in other accounts, ...

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori/Māori Language Week

I just want to acknowledge the Niho Tupu whanau for their incredible contribution to the blog this week celebrating Maaori Language Week. Their work reminds us that it takes work and aroha (love) to nurture something so precious as te reo Maaori. No reira, nga mihi ki a koutou katoa Tena koutou e te Whanau ...