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Matariki Breakfast 2018

To celebrate Matariki, our Whanau Hui group are organising a breakfast on Friday 6th July.


Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades.  It rises in mid-winter – late May or early June.  For many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year.  Matariki literally means the 'eyes of god' (mata ariki) or 'little eyes' (mata riki).  The seven stars in Matariki are called Waiti, Waita, Waipunarangi, Tupuanuku, Tupuarangi, Ururangi e and the largest star Matariki. 

Matariki is a time to prepare, to learn, to share ideas and to celebrate the future.  Surely there is no better way to do this than to

 

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