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Matariki on the Move: Kōrero – Te Whetū o Te Tau

Join Professor Rangi Matamua, renowned Māori astronomer and Matariki expert, for a special Matariki Festival online kōrero (lecture) on Matariki TV.

He will share his wisdom and knowledge about the Matariki star cluster and its connection to the Māori new year, along with its crucial role in the Māori division of time that follows the natural cycles of the environment.

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