Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki education resource 2015 - Part 2 | Te Papa’s Blog
During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year. In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven membersRead more
Matariki Whetu- Stars For Matariki
With Matariki just around the corner again, my year 5-8 class has started learning more about the Māori New Year. This year we decided to make mixed media stars (whetū) as part of our learning. Inspiration came from this image- and this one. Here's how we did it! You Will Need Star Templates (we used…
7 Marvellous Matariki Crafts for Kids - Kiwi Families
As we approach Matariki, there are some wonderful Matariki crafts you can do with your children to celebrate.
Waitangi Day Craft Activity
Make a Korowai (feather cloak) with paper feathers! Korowai are taonga (treasures) that are often worn on special occasions.