Cross country TUESDAY 9 JULY WAIKANAE PARK 11 .30 am START
Matariki shared kai- Wednesday 17
Interesting Maths reading!
What is Matariki?
Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster known as thePleiades. Traditionally for Māori when it appeared just before dawn in late May or early June, it signalled the start of theMāori New Year. For some tribes, the rising of Puanga (Rigel in Orion) signals the start of the New Year. In the early 2000s TeTaura Whiri i te Reo Māori (Māori Language Commission), the Ministry of Education and the Museum of New Zealand Te PapaTongarewa, became involved in the revival of Matarikicelebrations.