Matariki 2018 teaching resource – English and mātauranga Māori

We have developed two comprehensive teaching resources, one in English and one in mātauranga Māori with reo translation, to support your students’ learning about Matariki in school. 

These resources use our rich online collections so students can explore taonga and their stories, and explore themes of renewal and innovation within Matariki.

Education type

Education resource

Suitable for

All age groups but particularly relevant for primary

We’re working on an exciting new Matariki teaching resource, which will be ready mid-May 2023.

If you have any queries please get in touch at


Download the english version of the 2018 Matariki teaching resource (2.58 MB)

Mātauranga Māori with reo translation

Tiki ake te rauemi mā te kaiako mātauranga Māori o Matariki, 2018 (7.13 MB)

Pataka, 1864, by Major General Horatio Robley. Te Papa (1992-0035-838)