25 Jun 2015

New Zealand A to Z - M for Matariki

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:23 pm on 25 June 2015

Matariki, the cluster of stars whose arrival - for many of us here in Aotearoa - signals the beginning of a brand new year. The name literally means 'little eyes' (Mata riki) or "Eyes of God' (Mata Ariki) after the story that explains why these brightly twinkling stars first appeared.

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