It's that time of year again. Matariki celebrates the Maori New Year and traditionally was the time of year used to establish the planting of crops, based on the rising of the star cluster Pleiades (Matariki)
Photo of the Pleiades star cluster reproduced with the kind permission of Don J McCrady (2006). Image can be viewed at its original source here
We thought it would be timely to bring you a list of resources and websites that you can use for your classroom teaching about Matariki.
General information about Matariki and Matariki inspired events around New Zealand
Websites for Teachers
Books in the Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library
/ Melanie Drewery (in English and Maori)
Search Journal Surf under Matariki to find articles for use in the classroom.