Wednesday, 1 June 2011


Hi everybody,

Did you know that if you want to celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year, you have to wait until June?

The Maori New Year is celebrated when the star cluster called "The Pleiades" rises in the north-east in the evening twilight. The precise date depends also on the moon, which is why it is not a fixed date.

If you want to find out more about Matariki, read the text and do the activities:



An interesting website:

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