The star family of Matariki – teaching resource Ko te whānau o Matariki

  • Education type Education resource
  • Suitable for ECE to Primary

In Parts 1 and 2, find out about Matariki, the whaeawhaea mother , and her six daughters (Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi, Waipunarangi, Waitī, Waitā, and Ururangi). Part 3 introduces their cousins, Puanga/Puaka, Pūtātara, and Hine-takurua. Fun, practical activities are included.

Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki Education Resource 2015 – Part 1

Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki Education Resource 2015 – Part 2

Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki Education Resource 2015 – Part 3

Image of the Matariki star cluster with the names of each star

Caption

The Matariki star cluster, 2015. Te Papa