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  1. Video for Matariki: When you wish upon a star
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    Matariki: When you wish upon a star

    As Matariki starts to gather in the sky we take a look at the youngest star of the pack, Hiwa-i-te-Rangi.  Associate Professor Dr Rangi Mataamua says the star holds a lot of mana as it carries people's aspirations.

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    Call for realignment of Māori names for lunar calendar

    Māori astronomer and Associate Professor at the University of Waikato, Dr Rangi Mataamua, wants to realign the current Māori names of the week and months of the mainstream calendar by going back to the original Māori names.

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    Matariki could replace Queen's birthday- Paul Eagle

    Labour MP Paul Eagle is leading the charge to have Matariki recognised as a public holiday and it could be possible given the review of the Holidays Act. 

  4. Video for Matariki kapa haka celebrates Wahine Toa
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    Matariki kapa haka celebrates Wahine Toa

    Distinguished Kapa Haka groups Waka Huia and Waihirere held a special performance as part of The Matariki Festival, marking 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand at Te Taumata Kapa Haka - Wahine Toa at the ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland.

  5. Video for Matariki celebration performance by Te Waka Huia and Waihīrere
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    Matariki celebration performance by Te Waka Huia and Waihīrere

    The groups will perform at 1pm and 7pm at the ASB Waterfront, in celebration of Matariki and 125 years of women's suffrage.

  6. Video for Youth Minister shares Matariki stories with kōhanga kids
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    Youth Minister shares Matariki stories with kōhanga kids

    Kids from a Wellington Puna Reo were starry-eyed with Youth Minister Peeni Henare, who took time to share stories with them and celebrate Matariki.

  7. Video for Tauranga wahine leads Matariki workplace celebrations
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    Tauranga wahine leads Matariki workplace celebrations

    Lesleigh Ricardi is doing her part to teach others about the Māori culture by organising Matariki celebrations in the workplace.

  8. Video for  Mass haka to welcome Matariki
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    Mass haka to welcome Matariki

    Tāmaki Makaurau kicked off its Matariki celebrations with a mass haka over the weekend.

  9. Video for New 12 stone sculptures to mark Māori lunar calendar
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    New 12 stone sculptures to mark Māori lunar calendar

    Te Mata o Rehua Maramataka is a new Māori lunar calendar on display in South Auckland. 12 sculptures by 10 local carvers including rough sleepers have been created to celebrate the Māori New Year.

  10. Video for Mass haka at Matariki dawn karakia in Auckland
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    Mass haka at Matariki dawn karakia in Auckland

    Tāmaki Makaurau kicks off its Matariki Festival with two events this weekend; a Harbour Bridge lights show and dawn karakia where a mass haka is expected to take place.

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