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Celebrating Matariki (2020)

Poster: Matariki

New Zealand (Aotearoa)Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster.

On July 13 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand skies, beginning a month of celebration.

Questions for New Zealanders

  • How do you celebrate Matariki?
  • Are there upcoming events focusing on Matariki?
  • Are there photos, posters or fan art for Matariki?
  • Are any of the Matariki images, photos, and resources available through open access?
  • Does this year’s Matariki influence other events in the cultural, technical, and political calendars in New Zealand?
  • What are the relevant Twitter accounts?
  • Should Matariki be a public holiday?

Twitter
@dalnzl_Matariki

Embedded Tweets
https://twitter.com/iangriffin/status/1278285269569961985
https://twitter.com/dalnzl_Matariki/status/1274203405347483649
https://twitter.com/richietoamills/status/1278823100918886400
https://twitter.com/OtagoMuseum/status/1281382807722393606

Headlines
Why there’s no one day to celebrate it
Matariki Festival – Our Auckland
Hawke’s Bay fireworks displays to mark Matariki – NZ Herald
A Matariki To Remember In Porirua This Year – Scoop

Elsewhere on the Web
matarikifestival.org.nz
Facebook

Previously
https://www.planeta.com/matariki-2019
https://www.planeta.com/matariki-2018
https://www.planeta.com/matariki-2016

Planeta.com
https://www.planeta.com/matariki
https://www.planeta.com/new-zealand
https://www.planeta.com/maori-language-week-2020
https://www.planeta.com/maori
https://www.planeta.com/stars

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