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    Matariki is the name for the cluster of stars that signals the beginning of the Māori new year. Identify each star by moving its name to its location in the star cluster.

    Published 28 July 2020 Referencing Hub media

    Matariki is the name for the cluster of stars that signals the beginning of the Māori new year. Identify each star by moving its name to its location in the star cluster.

    If you need some help, see the article The Matariki star cluster. The activity Naming the whetū in te kāhui o Matariki provides background information regarding each of the nine stars, their placement within the cluster and their associations with wellbeing and the environment.

    Use the DOWNLOAD EXERCISE button for a PDF version of this interactive.