Mātauranga Māori - Māori Language and Culture

Wishing you a Happy Matariki, Māori New Year -
Nga mihi o Matariki, te tau hou Māori, ki a tatou katoa!

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster Pleiades (or The Seven Sisters). The rising of Matariki in June heralds the start of the traditional Māori New Year. Photo by Filip Lolic from Wikimedia

Messier 45 Open cluster, 2006, by Filip Lolić. (Licensed under Creative Commons CC By 3.0)

Matariki Booklet

Websites

Audio

Books

Here's a selection of books which include information on Matariki. Click on the links below for more information, and to see if these are currently available in the library:

 

Early Childhood - Picture Books