Matariki 2021

We encouraged people to share a meal with loved ones and colleagues and learn and recite kaikōhau to bring in the Māori new year.

Had a hāngī lunch with over 100 whānau members...

At Toi Moana as part of our Leadership Day we learnt the kaikohau as a group...

Mauri ora!...

It’s about Te reo Maori and kaupapa korero I nga wa KATOA ...

We celebrated Matariki with friends and family over a potluck dinner...

MATARIKI...

THIS IS MY SONS CELEBRATION AT KOHANGA FOR MATARIKI WE HAD A BEAUTIFUL PERFORMANCE FROM OUR TAMARIKI AND A BEAUTIFUL...

Our work office of 25 staff across social service and education teams, participated in a month long learning about Matariki...

hi today i will be talking to you about Matariki...

Te Takinga Marae Trust and Nga Marae o Mourea Women's Welfare League held a [email protected] Whanau day at our marae...

Our students celebrated by eating together & playing traditional games which the tuakana taught their teina...

Taku umu kohukohu whetū tuatahi i te taha o taku whānau, Tangaroa ā-mua o Pipiri, i tēnei tau tonu...

We shared a kaitahi with our kapa haka whānau to end term 2...

My co-teacher and I shared our Matariki moment by sharing kai in the morning before school with students and their...

At the lighting of the beacons @ Otaki beach...

Matariki Kaitahi ki Te Wharepukapuka o Papaioea...

In my community I was lucky to be part of the Stratmore community luchtime comfort kai, I help cook several...

#Matariki #kapahaka #whakangahau #whakawhanaungatanga...

Kaore I tu atu I te kaitahi a te whanau...

Sofitel Wellington hosted its first Kaitahi lunch on Friday July 30 invvolving a shared lunch with platters from our teams...

We took our children to the Ahi Kā event on Wellington waterfront...

School Whanau preparing our Matariki Hangi...

We wanted to do something super special and different to having a big fat kai (which is our go to...

The tamariki at Small Fries early childhood centre on Auckland's North Shore, celebrated Matariki this year by participating in various...

At our Early Learning Centre we came together with our tamariki and their whānau for Mānawatia a Matariki...

I'm a Home based ECE educator, the kids and I created these night time star/whare pictures...

We visited the Museum...

Our whare karakia celebrated Matariki with a share dinner and we write on stars first what we were grateful for...

We had a very exciting Matariki night celebrating with our tamariki at the school...

We had our noho at the beginning of Matariki for our He pī ka pao course...

A year ago you left us Mom 🖤 During the year you have been safely carried in Taramainuku's net...

Nga mihi nui...

Nau mai ngā hua...

A delicious Matariki dinner with friends at Field & Green in Wellington and the added pleasure of meeting Johanna Knox,...

Every step counts...

Our Kaimahi performed a waiata about Matariki to our colleagues and handed out the Kupu for those who wished to...

Me and my babies who are the most recent descendants of Te kanawa ma enjoyed looking at the clusters of...

Haere atu Te Waka o Rangi,...

At our Kuranda the Whanau came out at 6...

At the time of Matariki this year our Neice had her Moko Kauae completed...

I woke up at dawn in Pōrangahau to see te whānau o Matariki fade away from sight into te ao...

Me and a whole bunch of friends celebrated my friend's birthday and Matariki with a big Kai and fire, we...

I made Matariki packs for my kids classes...

Malo e Lelei...

Had an amazing weekend spent with some beautiful people at a noho for our Te Ara Reo class - Hiwa-I-Te-Rangi...

Our kura had a Matariki Evening where we shared learning with our whanau and shared kai together...

A song that I was taught at Te Wananga o Aotearoa a few years ago...

We celebrated Matariki with some dear friends this year...

We at Royal Oak Intermediate enjoyed a kaitahi to celebrate Matariki 2021...

View Road School's annual Matariki Hangi, put down in the week hours and supported by our awesome whanau...

As an organisation we and our tamariki/whanau members worked alongside Conservation Volunteers NZ to look after Papatuanuku with a Matariki...

Matariki extravaganza...

Mauri Ora...

Tēnā koutou katoa...

To celebrate Matariki we did a hikoi up our local maunga for karakia and waiata at dawn and then we...

Our class talked about Matariki and coloured stars to show the Matariki cluster on our wall...

Kia ora,...

Im only new to this knowledge so this year for Matariki, I can only celebrate the planting of that seed...

Matariki, thinking of our dear departed grandmother and sharing kai with the Whānau/Aiga...

Our Matariki moment...

We sewed and hung 9 Matariki stars across our church...

One of many special moments for Matariki was our tamariki at Daycare making Korowai together...

This is Hirani Maaka, who hosted Matariki celebrations at the RSA in Takapau in Tamatea- Central Hawke's Bay

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A beautiful kai with our kura and whānau, such a great turn out - 130 students, 60 whānau members, 10...

Shared my rā whakangahau moments with my friends nō Te Whare Reo o Tukarere...

Matariki this year felt really enriching and empowering...

Kaitahi at work 🙌🏼 Hangi, raw fish, steam pudding and custard followed by games and waiata ❤️...

Workplace had a kaitahi to celebrate puanga here in Taranaki...

At a Matariki themed work gala dinner 🌟...

Sharing my culture and Kai with my learners...

For Matariki we celebrated by having a massive whānau dinner in Tauranga Moana with our tamariki & mokopuna ...

Our school held its first Matariki whānau night, we had kai, enjoyed waiata, went on a whetu hunt, celebrated art,...

A one time moment to see four generations together...

Robert McDonald a man all about Matariki and all the customs that derive within te āo māori...

"Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi!...

Centennial Park School-Te Kura Rautau held a Matariki kaitahi at the marae before the holidays...

As a Matariki Celebration Activation in AKL CBD weekend markets...

Lighting the Beacons festival at Paraparaumu Beach, great event with lots of people of all ages...

Waiting for the fireworks on Pito-One beach with the kids!...

My daughter's preschool friends (Under 2) all brought in a veggie to make a collaborative veggie soup for all the...

My class of students made a collaborative Matariki poster using what the students decided were Matariki colours - blues and...

I harvested my yacon that I grew for one year...

We hosted 2 rad Matariki events at Whammy Bar in Karangahape Road featuring rock'n'roll bands with strong Māori whakapapa...

Waiheke Island Matariki performance day across all the learning institutes on the island...

Each of our teams was given a star to learn about and make decorate...

Whanau break with my most favourite little being, my first and only mokopuna for now!...

Staff in our office were organised into seven groups - each ropu were assigned one of the whetu, the purpose...

Whanake mai ngā Mata o Te Ariki!...

This year was our first year understanding matariki ...

A magic Matariki moment for me, she visited to dried her wings whilst it rained outside...

Te Kura Takiwa O Manganuiowae had a wonderful "Matariki" celebration performance by our Y1-8 students followed by a hangi lunch...

We leant to weave starts, I then taught my colleagues as a work celebration and then my daughter...

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I really wanted to celebrate MATARIKI so I decorated my kitchen made had a homemade feast...

Te whanau a Kaiaio te hapu...

Learning how to weave puti puti at my daughters kura...

My Matakiri star to honour my wife and Maori heritage ...

Our Whanau student Leaders and dads helping prepare our Matariki school hangi at Waiuku Primary School...

This year I celebrated by making this manu tukutuku...

My earlier picture so posted may not have come out to well but I was not disappointed when I got...