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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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              Twinkle Twinkle Matariki
               

              Twinkle Twinkle Matariki (Paperback)

              By Larsen, Rebecca

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              Pukeko, Kiwi and Hoiho go for a walk through the forest. Join them while they explore, perform actions and sing.

              ISBN 9780995114227
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher Imagination Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand
                

              Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand (Paperback)

              By MacGregor, Jill

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              Tamarau and his friends share some ideas and activities to celebrate the season of Matariki in the classroom.

              ISBN 9780995119574
              Published NZ 25 Feb 2019
              Publisher Puriri Paddocks
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              The Stolen Stars of Matariki
               

              The Stolen Stars of Matariki (Paperback)

              By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak

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              When Grandma and Poua take the children eeling one magical and wild 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 by family friend and notable artist, Zak Waipara.
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              ISBN 9781775435341
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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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...sary skills they needed to survive here.
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              ISBN 9781869537753
              Published NZ 18 Nov 2010
              Publisher David Bateman Ltd
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Seven Kites of Matariki
               

              Seven Kites of Matariki (Paperback)

              By McClintock, Calico; Illustrated by Ford, Dominique

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

              ISBN 9781775434016
              Published NZ 1 May 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              Matariki: Te Whetu Tapu o te Tau
               

              Matariki: Te Whetu Tapu o te Tau (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              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...est in Maori astronomy.
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              ISBN 9781775503262
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2017
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (Maori)
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              Together in Love: A Legend of Matariki
               

              Together in Love: A Legend of Matariki (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Hall, Xoe

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              The loving embrace of Ranginui and Papatuanuku keeps the land in constant darkness. When their children discover there is light beyond their parents love, chaos is unleashed and the stars of Matariki are created.

              ISBN 9780473422486
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2018
              Publisher TeacherTalk
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              He Aroha Pumua Tetahi Ki Tetahi: He Korero Mo Matariki
               

              He Aroha Pumua Tetahi Ki Tetahi: He Korero Mo Matariki (Paperback, 2nd Edition)

              By Hall, Xoe

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              "Ka p te ao i roto i te kauawhi o Ranginui me Papatnuku. Ina puta te mhio ki rua tamariki he mramatanga kei waho i te aroha nui o rua mtua ki a rua an, ka wehe te ao, , ka puta ko Matariki

              ISBN 9780473422493
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2018
              Publisher Miscellaneous
              Interest Age 4-7 years
              Language (Maori)
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              The Seven Stars of Matariki
               

              The Seven Stars of Matariki (Paperback)

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

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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 NZ 6 Jun 2008
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 5-9 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... or early June was greeted with great festivals.
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              ISBN 9780143010180
              Published NZ 29 May 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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