Friday, 3 July 2015

                  WHAT IS MATARIKI

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 Screenshot 2015-06-23 at 09.40.16.pngtogether 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.Screenshot 2015-06-24 at 10.17.48.png
          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 thisScreenshot 2015-06-26 at 10.53.08.png .

     Maori new year -traditional celebration
  Matariki is the end of harvest and food is plentiful

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