Matariki Kōrero: Waitī

Throughout June, guest speakers will chair a weekly series of Matariki talks about kai Māoripractices connected to taonga from our collection. This kōrerowill be about Waitī – the whetū associated with fresh water.

When | Āhea

Thu 6 Jun 2024, 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Where | Ki hea

Rongomaraeroa, our marae, Level 4

Cost | Te utu

Free event,  booking advised

Matariki has a strong connection to our taiao and natural world, reminding us to give thanks for our freshwater, saltwater, winds and rains.

Join Tumai Cassidy as he discusses Waitī, the Matariki whetū associated with fresh water, and food sources sustained by those waters, with a focus on tuna and piharau.  

Photo by jenmcg via iNaturalist NZ. CC BY-NC 4.0