Extra links for the extra curious

Go down amazing wormholes with this curated suite of links.

How the maramataka was replaced in Aotearoa
Watch this short summary of the importance of the maramataka, and the way the Gregorian calendar has impacted on our relationships to ourselves and the whenua.

Waiata: Ngā marama o te tau Māori
Learn this waiata about the months of the maramataka.

Waka Huia Rereata Mākiha
Dive into time with Hokianga astronomer Rereata Makiha as he speaks of his commitment to rejuvenating maramataka practices across Aotearoa.

Land of the Long White Cloud: Connecting to Aotearoa
Watch this short interview with Juliet Batten around the need for Pākehā to connect with the seasons of Aotearoa: “When we’re grounded in who we are; that’s when we’re better able to relate to those who are different from us.”

Full moon silhouette on Mount Victoria, Wellington
Be moved by the incredible sight of a real-time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington.

Should Aotearoa ditch the four seasons?
A candid interview with Rereata Makiha (Te Māhurehure, Te Aupōuri, Te Arawa) about the ways in which the Gregorian calendar does not reflect the seasonal story of this land.