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Thursday, 8 July 2021

Matariki questions

 MATARIKI, MAORI NEW YEAR - Questions


  1. How did Papatuanuku, and Ranginui become separated?

By a person named tane matuha he laid on his back and kick/spread them apart 


  1. Where does the name Matariki come from?

A star


  1. What time of the year does Matariki happen? 


Roughly happens in winter

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

Eastern side of the sky


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

The moari new year


  1. What do these Te Reo Maori words mean?


WORD

DEFINITION

whānau

Family

tupuna

ancestor

rongoā

medicine

waiata

song.

mokopuna

Grandchild  or niece 


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

Waiti waita waipuna rangi tupu-a-nuku tupu-a rangi ururangi MATARIKI !


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


Tupu-a-nuku reminds people of their skills and of their friends skills 


waipuna rangi teaches if u give kindness it will turn around and come right back


Tupu-a-rangi teaches the meaning of sharing


Waiti and waita teaches to encourage and support each other


Ururangi reminds everyone to have a good attitude and that it will lead you through the pathway through success 


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