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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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              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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              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 9781775503262
              Published 31 August 2017 by Huia Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (Maori)
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              Daniel's Matariki Feast
               

              Daniel's Matariki Feast (Paperback)

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

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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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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              Seven Kites of Matariki
               

              Seven Kites of Matariki (Paperback)

              By McClintock, Calico; Illustrated by Ford, Dominique

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
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              "A fictional retelling of the traditional Matariki story"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775434016
              Published 1 May 2018 by Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              Rona And The Moon
               

              Rona And The Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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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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              Tawhirimatea A Song for Matariki
               

              Tawhirimatea A Song for Matariki (Paperback, Contains 1 Paperback and 1 CD-Audio)

              Performed by Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Merewether, Kat; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Tawhirimatea, blow winds blow, Ra, warm us up with your sunshine glow. Papatuanuku, we plant seeds in you. Ua, rain, helps new life come through . . . Sing along to this catchy Matariki song celebrating Earth, sky, seasons and whanau. It's our very own Aotearoa, from fores ...

              ISBN 9781775434139
              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

              • RRP: $21.00
              • $15.75
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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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              Tunnel in Our Backyard
               

              Tunnel in Our Backyard (Paperback)

              By Paterson, Malcolm; Illustrated by Maihi, Hana

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $19.79
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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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              Matariki
               

              Matariki (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Drewery, Melanie; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

              • RRP: $19.99
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              A family celebrate the Maori New Year and talk about what Matariki means to different people.

              ISBN 9780143503866
              Published 24 February 2016 by Penguin
              Interest Age 5-8 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

              • $19.99

              "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 1 February 2018 by Miscellaneous
              Interest Age 4-7 years
              Language (Maori)
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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

              • RRP: $18.00
              • $14.40
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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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