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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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              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki)
               

              Nga Whetu Matariki i Whanakotia (Stolen Stars of Matariki) (Paperback)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Wipara, Zac

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              Sam and Te Rerehua search for the stars that have mysteriously gone missing.

              ISBN 9781775435358
              Published 1 May 2018 by Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Tunnel in Our Backyard
               

              Tunnel in Our Backyard (Paperback)

              By Paterson, Malcolm; Illustrated by Maihi, Hana

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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

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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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              The Stolen Stars of Matariki
               

              The Stolen Stars of Matariki (Hardback)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak

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              When Grandma and Poua take the children eeling one magical starry night, they discover two stars missing from the Matariki cluster. Have the patupaiarehe been up to mischief again? This hauntingly beautiful debut story by award-winning journalist Miriama Kamo is brought to life b ...

              ISBN 9781775435402
              Published 1 May 2018 by Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Matariki The Maori New Year
                

              Matariki The Maori New Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Hakaraia, Libby

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              This book is an introduction to the star group Matariki. Known in other cultures by names including the Pleiades and the Seven Sisters, Matariki featured strongly in pre-European New Zealand. It marked the beginning of the Maori calendar, and its rising before the sun in late May ...

              ISBN 9780143010180
              Published 29 May 2008 by Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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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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              Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki
               

              Nga Manu Tukutuku e Whitu O Matariki (Paperback)

              By McClintock, Calico; Illustrated by Ford, Dominique; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

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              "A fictional retelling of the traditional Matariki story"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775433057
              Published 1 May 2018 by Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-12 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
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