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.

Each year we come together as a studio to reflect on the year that has been, welcome our new people...

Saw a shooting star when I looked up in the sky and greeted Matariki and learned the kaikōhau of my...

My Matariki moment is a feeling...

I learnt and shared the kaikōhau at the Health Quality & Safety Commission as part of our all day Matariki...

A still dawn over Whanganui-a-Tara meant perfect viewing of Puanga and Matariki...

This year I embraced Matariki attending the Living with the stars with Rangi Matamua...

Year 3 and 4 at Selwyn House School were beginning their new How We Express Ourselves Unit of Inquiry, Star...

I am kaimahi at Te Whanau o Waipareira and was asked to represent at Kelston Intermediate School for Matariki...

we travelled for wananga and had karakia at Waikato Awa...

Our mātāmua watches the day break over Raukawa Moana after getting up early for our kaitahi with Whānau Tupu Ngātahi...

Kai from my whanau & garden to share with my mahi whanau...

Kaitahi shared by our Island Bay Playcentre Whānau after seeing the stars!...

Prawns #Kaitahi @ CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti...

Our Matariki celebration feast...

Te Ahurutanga our maaori leadership programme at Waikato ...

Gotta have that Rewana and real Butter :) #Kaitahi @ CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti...

Gotta have that Rewana and real Butter :) #Kaitahi @ CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti...

Too celebrate our whānau and friends climbed our local maunga before sunrise to view the matariki stars...

I attended an awesome hui organised by Kūwaha discussing star navigation - it was held at Park Road Post Productions...

Community celebrating the new beginnings of Matariki, welcoming three new tumuaki...

My ESOL kids made a collaborative picture to celebrate Matariki...

Being at the tangi of my kuia rangatira 94 years of age...

At our ece we had a week of celebrations, kai with whanau every lunchtime that the tamariki prepared, and a...

Kia ora!...

Celebrating Matariki with staff at Mercy Hospital with a Hangi...

Tēnā Koutou te whānau, ...

Nau mai haere mai ki te huihui o Matariki - Our 2 day event in Wainuiomata had over 3000 people...

It was a really special year for me to truly celebrate matariki for the first time...

We celebrated Matariki by sharing kai...

Kia Ora e Te whanau!...

I enjoyed an evening with my daughter and son in law, watching the Auckland Bridge lights and reciting our favourite...

We created a harakeke tower with stars filled with tamarki dreams and aspirations...

At Springlands Kindergarten we spent the term learning about ngā whetū o Matariki...

We hosted our 1st Annual Matariki Gala Event at our kura this year...

We shared time with Whānau and gave thanks with Kai ...

We celebrated Matariki at our full-immersion te reo Māori Playcentre, Te Puna Reo (at Silverdale Playcentre)...

Our whānau had an awesome Matariki moment...

Kai after waka ama with Te Tai O Aorere checking out te atakura ☺️...

Our trip to Rotorua for Matariki - Redwoods night lights ...

We travelled to Tumutumuwhenua Marae, Orakei in Tamaki Makaurau for a Sunday kapahaka practice with our roopu Te Kapahaka o...

Te kura waenga o Tirohanga - Monrad Intermediate kapa Hakka team Nga iti Rearea at Hotumanawa Marae Palmerston North Hautapu...

Mō te mātahi o te tau i āta whai oranga au...

We had whānau gather from all around to spend time together...

My daughter's day care held a shared kai for dinner...

We got to attend the Matariki korero by Ngati Paoa on Waiheke Island...

Our tamariki brought in vegetables to make friendship soup...

Matariki - Wellington Harbour - Fireworks Display...

Community hangi for the East Otago High School community...

Ka hanga matou i etahi ahi hei whakamaumahara i Nga mate Kua wheturangi tia...

For matariki, the senior reo classes of whangarei boys high prepared a hangi kaitahi...

For Matariki this year myself and a couple other fathers went down to our kids school and put a hungi...

During our Matariki celebrations our tamariki engaged in lots of exciting activities, including weaving...

At Mahi, I created this collage as part of our team and office celebrations...

My 4yo daughter telling me about her matariki experience ⭐️ 💛 💫 ...

Celebrating Matariki while visiting Auckland...

I am an ece teacher of Te Whare Aroha o nga Mokopuna in Flaxmere Hawkesbay...

Visiting whānau in Auckland x...

Dramatic flame bursts light up the Wellington Matariki sky...

I haere mātau ko tõku whānau ki te awa o Whanganui ki tuku karanga, karakia, mõteatea ki te põhiri mai...

Attended the Ahi Ka festival in Wellington...

Our Wānaka Primary School tamariki performed on the shores of Lake Wānaka at the community Matariki festival...

I'm a Teacher Aid Horahora Primary School in Northland...

Celebrated with whanau by trying out for the first time, Pataka Kai Restaurant in Rotorua...

Growing up I didn't know much about Matariki until I had my children...

My sons Kindy celebrated Matariki with an awesome light party at night earlier this month...

This is a work my 5 year old daughter made at school as part of her learning, depicting her whanau...

I haere tāku whānau i te Waitomo...

Tēna Koutou,...

I took my babies, just us three, to the lake for them to see...

Me and my tama went to watch matariki fireworks 😍...

Te hautapu ki te Motutapu o Tinirau...

He ataahua te hui Matariki nei ki Defence House...

We honoured Waitaha's last prophet Manu Aute at Lake Ohau...

This is my Matariki moment, ensuring the knowledge of our tupuna is continued on with our future generations...

My Matariki moment involved spending time with whānau and learning more about culture over Kai ...

I am in my second year of learning Te Reo Māori, currently in full immersion...

We had shared morning tea at school...

Whāngai i te hautapu...

My matariki moment was sharing a hakari with my whanau at home to celebrate my aunt's 80th birthday celebration...

Talking with my clients in a therapeutic setting using appropriate Te reo Māori terms...

To celebrate Matariki, our organisation learnt a Matariki waiata; we listened to Professor Rangi Matamua (YouTube) share about Matariki; we...

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Te Tonga O Hokianga...

At our high school our kāhui māori group ran workshops for our year 9 classes to make poi, harakeke putiputi...

There were so many moments this matariki, we were very blessed...

I organised a matariki lunch at the hospital where I work - the emergency department and Hauora Māori team got...

This year our kura Te Rangihakahaka was invited to the Hautapu on Mokoia Island, ki Rotorua...

This picture was taken at my Son's daycare...

Matariki pukapuka reading & activities at the Hamilton City Libraries...

To celebrate Matariki I took my son star gazing to show him how amazing our solar system is :)...

We celebrated Matariki at our work by creating a Matariki menu...

We attended Matariki festival at Silo park and enjoyed spending quality time with fanau and eating the delicious food from...

I haere ahau me ta matou akomanga (Te Tohu Paetahi) me aku tamariki ki Moturiki...

Nō ēnei rā tata nei i whai wāhi atu ki te ako i ngā hua nui o Matariki...

Nga mihinui koutou katoa💕 2021 is the best matariki in my 51years on earth✨ Hei aha ai? Because I broke...

As a Whanau we tried to fill our matariki time with as many activities that helps us feel our Maoritanga...

I haere ahau me ta matou akomanga (Te Tohu Paetahi) me aku tamariki ki Moturiki...

Room 8 tauira learning how to raranga stars, fish and a ball using harakeke with Whaea Hei...

Te Ahurutanga 2021 - matariki wananga at Te Piruru Papakainga Marae, Te Kuiti...

I wanted an interactive way to get my colleagues involved with Matariki, and celebrate our loved ones who have passed...

Whaea Hei Sisepi sharing her talent and love for raranga using harakeke with the awesome tauira in Room 2...