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Mānawatia a Matariki – Happy Māori New Year, Aotearoa!

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23 May 2022

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As we enjoy our first public holiday in recognition of Matariki this month, I’m filled with gratitude for those who have ensured the survival of Matariki practices and the mātauranga (knowledge) around its meanings. This time last year, I wrote an introductory background for Woman about Matariki, and one of the benefits of this new…...

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