Ngā Whakataukī – Proverbs

Traditionally, Māori were keen observers of the night sky, determining from the stars the time and seasons, and using them to navigate the oceans. Lookouts would watch for the rise of Matariki just before dawn. For Māori, this time signified remembrance, fertility and celebration. 

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Matariki whakataukī Planting Crops Landscape

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Hauhake tū

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To download a PDF version for printing click here –  Ka kitea a Matariki 2

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To download a PDF version for printing click here –  Ka kitea a Matariki

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Ka rere a Matariki

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Matariki ahunga nui 2

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Matariki kanohi iti 2

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To download a PDF version for printing click here –  Matariki tāpuapua

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Ngā kai a Matariki

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To download a PDF version for printing click here – Matariki Tēnā ngā kanohi

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