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Thursday, 8 July 2021

questions about matariki

 MATARIKI, MAORI NEW YEAR - Questions


  1. How did Papatuanuku, and Ranginui become separated?

Those two got separated by one of their sons called Tāne Mahuta,

The God of the forest.


  1. Where does the name Matariki come from?

Matariki is the mother of the cluster


  1. What time of the year does Matariki happen? 


                       June 24th Friday 

  1. What part of the sky does Matariki appear in?

   The cluster appears in the North East


  1. What does the article say Matariki is time for?

  It is time to get together and spend time with my family and friends.


  1. What do these Te Reo Maori words mean?


WORD

DEFINITION

whānau

Family

tupuna

Grandfather 

rongoā

Medicine 

waiata

song

mokopuna

Grandchildren


  1. Name each of the seven stars that make up the Matariki star cluster.

Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi, Waipuna Rangi, Waitī, Waitā, and Ururangi and matariki


  1. What are the lessons we learn from each of them?


tapuaenuku always spends time with her grandmother papatuanuku. 




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