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Matariki: The Star of the Year

Matariki: The Star of the Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Matamua, Rangi

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In mid-winter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration coincides with a growing inter...est in Maori astronomy. Still, there remain some unanswered questions about how Matariki was traditionally observed.
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ISBN 9781775503255
Published NZ 1 May 2017
Publisher Huia Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775503255
Stock Available
Status Showing available at supplier; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Published 1 May 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Matamua, Rangi
Category Social & Cultural History
Indigenous Peoples
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 118
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 394.261408999442
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress New Year - New Zealand, Astronomy, Maori, Maori New Zealand people - Social life and customs, Maori New Zealand people - Rites and ceremonies, Maori New Zealand people - History
NBS Text History: Specific Subjects
ONIX Text General/trade