Aotearoa New Zealand on the Social Web

Artwork What are your inspired, go-to resources for Aotearoa New Zealand? Whether you’re a Kiwi or a friend of the island, share with us your recommendations that make the most of the social web. This presentation features snapshots from websites and social web channels and apps. We welcome your interaction — comments, questions, suggestions, shares, …

Matariki

Photo: pbkwee, 2012 (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a pinnacle celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hashtag: #Matariki This year the festivities become an annual public holiday. 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 …

Celebrating Matariki (2019)

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 June 22 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand skies, …

Celebrating Matariki (2016)

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. In 2016 the Matariki star cluster rose in New Zealand skies on Thursday, …