Matariki is an important event for nz and is a maori new year.All saw a traditional Celebration
One Story of the Origins of Matariki
Papatuanuku and Ranginui were together but their son’s were not happy.Tanemahuta,Tangaroa,Tumatauenga,Rongomatane,Tumatauenga said we should kill them.On Said Tanemahuta so they all tried but failed then Tanemahuta said let me try i have strong legs so Tanemahuta separated his mother and father tawhirimatea was so angry that he tore out his eyes and hurled them into the sky and said this is where i will stay in between my mother and father.Know his eyes are the stars.
How To See Matariki
You can see Matariki at about 6:30 am in northeast horizon.late may or early june the
northeast lokes like this .
Maori new year -traditional celebration