Matariki – Māori New Year: Modern Matariki

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Ministry for Culture and Heritage

By: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu Taonga

Description: Revival Matariki celebrations were popular before the arrival of Europeans in New Zealand, and they continued into the 1900s. Gradually they dwindled, with one of the last traditional festivals recorded in the 1940s. At the beginning of the 21st century Matariki ...

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