Free Matariki Resources
About Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is providing several free online resources for whānau, schools, and organisations. We hope they will not only help people understand more about Matariki but also provide guidance for those eager to observe, commemorate, and celebrate at this special time.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is New Zealand’s largest provider of mātauranga Māori education, offering courses from certificate to Masters level in business, education, social work, toi (arts), te reo and tikanga Māori. Many of our courses have no fees and offer evening classes to suit busy lifestyles.
Our resources are all free to download, but we do hope you leave your contact details so that we can keep you updated about Matariki and other activities at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Featured Programmes at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
From explanations, ceremonies to Karakia and ideas on how you can observe and participate in the Matariki, this handy booklet will provide a guide. It includes:
- An overview of Matariki
- Te Ritenga – Matariki Ceremony
- What you can do to celebrate Matariki?
- Te umu kohukohu whetū me te hautapu (The ceremonial oven and offerings for Matariki)