Tūtakina te iwa o Matariki Meet the nine stars of Matariki

There are about 500 stars in the Matariki cluster, but only nine are visible without a telescope during Matariki, the Māori new year.

Click or swipe through the slideshow to tūtaki tūtakimeetMāori the stars of the Matariki cluster.

Ngā whetū o Matariki, 2016. Image by Te Haunui Tuna, courtesy of Rangi Mātāmua