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              Matariki

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

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              FLIT THE FANTAIL AND THE MATARIKI MAP
                

              FLIT THE FANTAIL AND THE MATARIKI MAP (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 21

              Join Flit the fantail and his forest friends on a nighttime adventure, this time to capture a star shining brightly on the horizon. It is one of a cluster of nine stars and Flit is determined to explore! But when he gets lost, wise Ruru swoops down and Flit learns about Matariki ...stars and navigation.
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              ISBN 9781775436355
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Flit the Fantail
              Availability
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              Ko Flit, te Tirairaka me te Mahere Matariki
                

              Ko Flit, te Tirairaka me te Mahere Matariki (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat; Translated by Papa, Pania

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 21

              Join Flit the fantail and his forest friends on a nighttime adventure, this time to capture a star shining brightly on the horizon. It is one of a cluster of nine stars and Flit is determined to explore! But when he gets lost, wise Ruru swoops down and Flit learns about Matariki ...stars and navigation.
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              ISBN 9781775436539
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 1-6 years
              Series Flit the Fantail
              Availability
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              Te Kahui o Matariki
                 

              Te Kahui o Matariki (Paperback & cd / Other, Book & CD)

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $24.99
              • Pub Date
                10 May 21

              This is our second book celebrating Matariki. In this book we focus on each of the nine stars in the Matariki cluster, and their relationship to the environment. We know you will love the song and illustrations.

              ISBN 9780995134997
              Published NZ 10 May 2021
              Publisher Edumaxi
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Matariki Star Cluster
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
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              Together in Love: A Legend of Matariki
               

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

              By Hall, Xoe

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $19.99
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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
              Availability
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              Rona and the Moon
               

              Rona and the Moon (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              • In Stock At Publisher

              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...e her curse lightly. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143505679
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
              714 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Matariki: The Star of the Year
               

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

              By Matamua, Rangi

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $28.00
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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. Still, there remain some unanswered questions about how Matariki was traditionally observed.
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              ISBN 9781775503255
              Published NZ 1 May 2017
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Little Kiwi's Matariki
               

              Little Kiwi's Matariki (Paperback)

              By Nicki Slade, Robinson; Illustrated by Robinson, Nikki Slade

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              The little Kiwi is fast asleep in her burrow. A beam of moonlight shines right down into her burrow. She wakes, and realises it is time. Hurrying out into the night, she wakes each of her friends from their midwinter slumber.'Kia tere! Hurry!' she urges them. The little Kiwi lead...s her friends through the pingao and onto the beach. It is pre-dawn. They wait, and watch. As the moon slips away behind the hills, the constellation of Matariki rises for the first time, in the northeastern sky. This gentle tale about celebrating Matariki, the Maori New Year, finishes with an explanation of Matariki - it's origins, traditions and how it is celebrated today. The constellation is also shown, with the Maori names for each star. The text contains some simple words in Te Reo Maori alongside the English equivalent.
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              ISBN 9781927305201
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
              Interest Age 4-6 years
              Availability
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              Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand
                

              Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand (Paperback)

              By MacGregor, Jill

              • RRP: $26.99
              • $26.99
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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
              Availability
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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

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $28.00
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              • Available At Publisher

              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)
              Availability
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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

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $20.00
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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...y of the month were carefully observed and remembered and community activities were arranged according to the phases of the moon. This book records this traditional knowledge, handed down orally and through practical demonstration to Te Whanau-a-Apanui elders by their forebears, and from them to the next generations.
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              ISBN 9781775501244
              Published NZ 4 Oct 2013
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
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