Kōrero: Matariki

Matariki i te tirohanga kanohi

Matariki i te tirohanga kanohi

Mārama te kite i a Matariki rāua ko Puanga (Rigel) i tēnei whakaahua. Ka mea ētahi iwi, ko te ekenga tōrino o Puanga kē te tohu ki te mātahi o te tau, kāpā ko Matariki. He wā whakanui tēnei mō te hunga ora, he wā poroporoaki hoki i te hunga mate o te tau ka huri.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Paul Meredith, 'Matariki - Te ora me te mate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/5159/matariki-i-te-tirohanga-kanohi (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006