Kōrero: Matariki – Te Tau Hou Māori

Te kāhui o Matariki

Te kāhui o Matariki

Ko Matariki te ingoa Māori mō te kāhui whetū. E mōhiotia ana anō ko Pleiades. Ka kitea a Matariki mō ētahi marama tekau mā tahi o te tau, ka ngaro i te marama o Haratua/Pipiri. He marama i muri iho ka ara ake anō ki te rangi uru-mā-raki, i te marama o Piripi. Te tikanga ka puta i te tōmuritanga o Pipiri i te tōmuatanga rānei o Hōngongoi. E tohu ana ki a ngāi Māori kua tīmata te Tau Hou.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

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Photograph by Mark Cannell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Meredith, 'Matariki – Te Tau Hou Māori - Te tohu ki te tau hōu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5156/te-kahui-o-matariki (accessed 27 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Paul Meredith, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 19 Jun 2021