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              Matariki

              Matariki the Maori New Year, is rich with tradition. Discover the importance of Matariki, and explore ways that you can celebrate the Maori New Year with your family. Matariki is the Maori name for a group of seven stars known as the Pleiades star cluster.

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              The Seven Stars of Matariki
                

              The Seven Stars of Matariki (Paperback)

              By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki

              • RRP: $18.00
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              This is a contemporary myth of love, magic, and adventure that tells the story of how Matariki/the Pleiades star cluster came into being. Recommended for ages 5-9.

              ISBN 9781869693275
              Published 6 June 2008 by Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 5-9 years
              Usually ships 4-8 weeks – Internationally Sourced (on backorder)
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              Matariki
                

              Matariki (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 1 CD-Audio and 1 Paperback / softback)

              By Holt, Sharon; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

              • OUR PRICE $24.99

              A song about celebrating Matariki. A family wakes early to watch the Pleiades rise in the North East, and then during the day, whanau arrive with food to share.

              ISBN 9780473274238
              Published 26 April 2014 by The Writing Bug Ltd
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Te Reo Singalong
              Language (Maori)
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              Daniel's Matariki Feast
               

              Daniel's Matariki Feast (Paperback)

              By Beyer, Rebecca; Wellington, Linley; Illustrated by Ross, Christine

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              Daniel is nervous on his first day of school but through the class activities that mark the Matariki Festival he learns that it is a time of sharing and beginning new friendships. He learns the true importance of Maori New Year. Beautifully illustrated by one of our best-known an ...

              ISBN 9781877378911
              Published 20 July 2017 by David Ling Publishing Limited
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Tunnel in Our Backyard
               

              Tunnel in Our Backyard (Paperback)

              By Paterson, Malcolm; Illustrated by Maihi, Hana

              • RRP: $21.99
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              This is a fun picture book that blends English and Maori text and bright illustrations, aimed at 7-12 year-olds and released for Matariki 2016. The Tunnel in our Backyard is the second in the innovative series from Malcolm Paterson's Sharing Our Stories venture, which aims to bri ...

              ISBN 9780947506049
              Published 15 June 2016 by Oratia Media
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Sharing Our Stories
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              Te Taiao: Maori and the Natural World
                

              Te Taiao: Maori and the Natural World (Paperback)

              Other primary creator Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Te Ara

              • RRP: $49.99
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              In this richly illustrated book, Maori scholars and writers share the traditional knowledge passed down the generations by word of mouth. It provides a unique window on the relationship of the people of this land with their environment, as well as the profound knowledge and neces ...

              ISBN 9781869537753
              Published 18 November 2010 by David Bateman Ltd
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Matariki: The Star of the Year
               

              Matariki: The Star of the Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Matamua, Rangi

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              In mid-winter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration coincides with a growing inter ...

              ISBN 9781775503255
              Published 1 May 2017 by Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Te Huihui o Matariki
               

              Te Huihui o Matariki (Paperback)

              By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki; Translated by Morris, Hone

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              An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches his brothers become bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the brothers no longer eat, look after themselves, work in their gardens or hunt. Reali ...

              ISBN 9781869693305
              Published 6 June 2008 by Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 5-9 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Ta Daniel Hakari Matariki
               

              Ta Daniel Hakari Matariki (Paperback)

              By Beyer, Rebecca; Wellington, Linley; Illustrated by Ross, Christine

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              He uaua tonu te kokiri ki ro kaupapa hou. Me pewhea a Daniel e uru atu? Tona maringa nui kua tae ki te wa o Matariki, he timatanga hou. Daniel is nervous on his first day at school but through the class activities that mark the Matariki Festival he learns that it is a time of sha ...

              ISBN 9781927305027
              Published 1 March 2015 by David Ling Publishing Limited
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui
               

              Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui (Paperback)

              By Tawhai, Wiremu

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              The dependence of Te Whanau-a-Apanui ancestors on the environment led them to closely study the changes and cycles in nature so they could ensure their survival in their tribal area. Knowledge of aspects such as the sea conditions and best planting and harvesting times at each da ...

              ISBN 9781775501244
              Published 4 October 2013 by Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Rona And The Moon
               

              Rona And The Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              Rona is charged with the important task of making food ready for her family when they return from a fishing trip. As night falls, she uses the moon to light her way. But when the moon slides behind a cloud she becomes angry and a curse sprays from her mouth. The moon does not tak ...

              ISBN 9780143505679
              Published 21 November 2012 by Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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