• Matariki

    In recent years Matariki, the Māori New Year, has been celebrated by many New Zealanders, Māori and non-Māori alike. Celebrated in the middle of winter, it is becoming an increasingly important part of the New Zealand calendar

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  • Page 2 – Measuring time

    Scientifically, the year is a complete cycle of seasons. A year is when the earth completes one full orbit of the sun.

  • Page 3 – Matariki and social studies

    Hei Tiki Matariki stampMatariki, the Maori New Year, is an important festival that reflects our bi-cultural heritage.

  • Page 4 – Matariki teaching activities

    Some ideas for teaching students about Matariki

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