matariki is ...
The maori New Year
It is a very important traditional celebrated in New Zealand. There are two different stories about Matariki. One is about seven sister, the other is about Tawhirimatia’s eyes.
How to see Matariki?
You have to wake up an half an hour before dawn and then you see the matariki stars.
Why is matariki important?
It is important because it is the Maori New Year. It is a time of remembrance.