Matariki Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.
Greater than the sum of its parts
Prayer printed on handmade flax paper, reading 'Karakia mo te harakeke/E te Atua/Nau enei rau harakeke he taonga/Tukuna ki a matou/Kia tika o matou mahi/Ko Ranginui-e-tu-iho-nei/Ko Papatuanuku e takoto nei/Tuturu Whakamaua/Kia tina, tina – Hui e/Taiki e.'.