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.

He kai hakari tenei...

Welcomed Matariki in with Taonga Puoro in Tāranaki - as I’m down their for mahi...

Kia Ora,...

Grateful to be sleeping under the same heavenly Matariki as my whanau in Aotearoa...

Koinei te tau tuatahi kua whakanui ahau i te matariki...

Te Reo is a beautiful language and I am proud to finally learn it bilingually...

We had an online Matariki celebration as we are still wary of getting together kanohi ki te kanohi here in...

CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti sharing a beautiful afternoon tea together 🫖🍽Celebrating Te Reo Maori 😜 and Matariki 💫⭐🌟🌠🌌...

CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti sharing a beautiful afternoon tea together 🫖🍽Celebrating Te Reo Maori 😜 and Matariki 💫⭐🌟🌠🌌...

I got to mark Matariki with kai with my whanau...

Kia ora my name is conor Iove coffee and all things geeky and pop culture...

Toia mai te tau hau...

As a Maori woman, I am on a journey of reclaiming my identity in all shapes and forms, both professionally...

We joined a Matariki Evening at my boys’ daycare last week...

We celebrated with our Little Wonders whanau!...

Te po Matariki o Te Kohanga Reo o Terere...

The tamariki sung this song at our Hari Matariki celebration...

Kia ora I recently supported 5 of my people I support in the job I do which is being a...

I made a peace of digital artwork I call it matariki nights...

I love the matariki stars so here's some digtual artwork I made of stars in the night sky...

I made dinner with māmā...

Nau mai ngā hua, nau mai ngā pai, nau mai kia nui, kia hāwere ai...

This year for my Matariki moment, I organised and sold 130 hangi to fundraiser for wānanga trip for students at...

Viewing Matariki before Tama-nui-te-rā rises with my Māori leadership course whānau on a crisp morning at Te Paerahi Beach in...

Our staff took part in our Kemu Matariki...

Nga tamariki ki Uenuku marae Moeraki...

Nau mai e na hua...

Kia ora!...

I waananga maatou ko eetahi o aku hoa ki te ako i te reo maaori...

Our tamariki chose to have a "feast" to celebrate Matariki so we encouraged them to have a kaitahi and learn...

I took this photo of Te Waka o Rangi and Matariki rising before dawn as one of many of my...

After a lot of hard work recruiting other whānau from our community, we managed to get together to put on...

A Kainga project waanaga...

Whanau kotahitanga Whakanui matou te huritau o taku iramutu...

Whiua e Te Tawhirimatea...

We had a shared mid winter kirihimete/matariki dinner to celebrate the end of matariki with friends and family from around...

Whānāungatānga I te tuatahi - Hāpai te Hauora Ki te tāngātā Ki te whānāu, te hapu, te Iwi ...

Kai for me means bringing whanau together, creating food from the love we have for each other...

I have found it ataahua...

I am a baker for the charity GBB - this morning I baked a lime and coconut cake and homemade...

Gifts for my mokopuna Charlotte Matariki Kirkwood for her birthday ...

Kia ora tātou,...

For Matariki we got together as a community and celebrated all as one ☝️ we acknowledged loved ones that have...

My workmates and I decided to make soup for our other workmates to celebrate Matariki...

I went to a Matariki festival and was quite alot of stuff to do kapa haka performance Bathgate park held...

I mātakitaki mātou i ā mātou tamariki (o te kōhanga reo tae atu rā ki te wharekura) e whakaatu mai...

I haere matou ki te moana ki te titiro ki ngā whetu, I kaitahi matou ki te whakanuia matariki...

Getting to spend time with my friends and whanau and share some kai and reflect on the kaikohau while being...

Wellington Fireworks!...

Over the past few years I have been a lonely voice in my whānau trying to get everyone on board...

We created stones of hope ...

Matariki this year was very special...

My baby performing for our first ever matatiki festival in Te Puke 🙌🏾❤️...

Celebrating Matariki has become a bit of a tradition at 4Sight Consulting, and it's something our team and clients alike...

Presenting the Origin Story of Matariki during Greytowns Festival of Christmas in the old heritage church in cobblestones Greytown...

Kia Ora ...

Ko Koro George teenei...

I huihui ai tekau mā rua ngā hoa, hei whakanui i te kaupapa Matariki...

Celebrating Matariki - learning how to make wahakura for our pepi...

Celebrating Matariki and my son's 6th birthday with Whānau...

Watching my moko perform with his kura kaupapa maori o piripono at the otara kai village ki otara...

This year was my first time actually learning more about Matariki, and te tau hou Måori...

We at Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao replaced our all staff Christmas party with an all staff Matariki...

I tangohia tēnei whakaahua e au i tērā tau...

Nau mai ngā hua...

Discovery School in Porirua has been celebrating Matariki with dawn celebrations since 2012 - we meet at the lookout over...

Tena tātou katoa 😊...

Nau mai na pai...

Celebrating Matariki and ahi kā on the Wellington Waterfront with the whānau before heading to the L...

Sharing Matariki with whānau and Rangitāne o Wairau iwi...

We held a night market at our Marae with a live band and kapahaka and a fire dancer ...

Wellington Fireworks!...

Lennox Te Kanawa , 7yrs ...

Anei ētahi o ngā ākonga nō Stuff, tētahi hunga e kai-ngākau ana ki te ako i te reo Māori me...

I am a kaiako...

I hope for Aotearoa to prosper this coming year...

Matariki kanohi iti iti rangi e whiti mai to marama tanga...

Last weekend 40 Rangatira mō āpōpō (Future Leaders) from across Aotearoa (Māwhera, Whakatāne, Kawerau, Ōpōtiki, Kaikohe, Whangarei, Kaitaia and Hokianga...

Shared kai at my mahi, a chance to say the kaikōhau and celebrate Matariki...

We took our baby Saskia to Light Up Matariki in Porirua...

This year Pikitu Marae celebrated Matariki at the marae for the 1st time as a Hapu...

Me and my husband enjoyed our first time seeing Matariki, we had been getting up early for nearly two weeks...

Back in kura tuatahi, my whole kura would do a noho tahi overnight to celebrate Matariki...

Together our kura Bathgate Park School and community group, Whakaruruhau Ltd, hosted an amazing community event with the intent of...

Here’s a picture of me and some people from my rōpū kapa haka at 6 am on Saturday 3rd June...

I participated in the execution of this night, along with many others, the backstage crew who all work at Te...

I haere mātou ki te tātahi ki te mihi ki a Matariki🌠 we all woke up before dawn and walked...

I ngā rangi whakatā kua tahā ake nei, i whakatūria e mātou ko tōku hoa tāne, ko tana kaihana me...

Kia ora, I am a kaiako and all week I have been engaging the tamariki in activities that represent each...

He whakaahua tēnei ko mātou o Te Aupikitanga me Te Pīnakitanga nō Te Wānanga o Aotearoa i Pōneke...

We had a door design competition at work for our various teams and we had Waita and Waipuna A Rangi...

Ōpōtiki future leaders hosted 50+ rangatahi from all over Aotearoa for a Taonga Takaro Wananga to celebrate Matariki...

on Sunday we perform at matariki art centre great hall...

Pūha pork bone Boil Up doughboys...

Ōpōtiki future leaders hosted a Taonga takaro wananga to celebrate Matariki, 55 rangatahi as part of Future Leaders came from...

Kia ora!...

We celebrated Puanga and Matariki for the term and celebrated with a Whānau Matariki Concert which started with Kaikōhau, shared...