From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zeal.

From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zeal.

At the bottom of the page, there are 3 utube movies that clearly explain Matariki.

Matariki Story

Te Pito o Watea – “The Creation of First Light” It was Tane who was responsible for the distribution of Te Whanau Marama – the stars. Tane’s role as the creator of …

At the bottom of the page, there are 3 utube movies that clearly explain Matariki.

Matariki Story

Te Pito o Watea – “The Creation of First Light” It was Tane who was responsible for the distribution of Te Whanau Marama – the stars. Tane’s role as the creator of …

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 Worksheets Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource: A collection of 6 worksheets to use with your class when exploring Matariki (Māori New Year).

Matariki The Movie Trailer

Matariki The Movie Trailer

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