Matariki Te Whetū o te Tau


Learn about Matariki!

29 Jun 2021
6:00 - 7:30pm
FREE online seminar

Delivered as a livestreamed Facebook event, this seminar is presented by Dr Rangi Matamua, Director of Living by the Stars. A leading expert in Matariki and Māori Astronomy, he holds extensive knowledge about our skies, star clusters, galaxies and planets.

Key focuses

  • What Matariki is.
  • Where Matariki can be found.
  • How Matariki fits into a Māori division of time.
  • The major themes and principles associated with Matariki.
  • How Matariki will inform our new Matariki holiday (beginning in 2022).

Who is this seminar for?

  • All New Zealanders.
  • Anyone interested in Matariki.

How to attend

  • This seminar is free and accessible to all of Aotearoa.
  • Hit register below and you’ll be taken to the co-hosted Facebook event. Then simply click 'Going'.
  • The livestream of the seminar will occur in the Facebook event.



Want to know more about Matariki? Sign up here


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