Matariki

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades.

Matariki Poster

Matariki Poster (Matariki is known in English as the Plaeides & the arrival of Matariki signals the time to plant your vegetable garden in NZ)

Matariki infographic: When and where to see it

The reappearance of Matariki - also known as the Pleiades star cluster or The Seven Sisters - in New Zealand skies marks the beginning of the Maori new year.

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