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Matariki 2012 – Maori Rock Art

Matariki 2012 - Maori Rock Art

Matariki is celebrated throughout New Zealand, but in the south, Puaka (Rigel, part of the Orion constellation) appears in the sky at the same time as Matariki, and is widely acknowledged. Maori rock art is visible throughout the country and …

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Matariki 2011 – Hei Matau

Matariki 2011 - Hei Matau

New Zealand Post marks the start of the Maori New Year with its Matariki 2011 stamps – Hei Matau. The appearance of the star cluster known as Matariki is a time to celebrate New Zealand’s unique history and place in …

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