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By Kamo, Miriama
A fascinating look at Matariki in New Zealand and around the world The Matariki constellation (or Pleiades) is known by many different names and is seen and celebrated by many cultures around the world. This beautifully illustrated book features 18 stories: 9 of which highlight t...he Maori Matariki stars, while the others reference the stories about this constellation from different cultures, from the Pacific Islands to the Americas, Europe and Africa. This beautifully illustrated collection of Matariki stories will be a resource to treasure in homes, schools and libraries across Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider world.Read more
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By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Waipara, Zak
When Grandma and Poua take the children eeling one magical and wild starry night, they discover two stars missing from the Matariki cluster. Have the patupaiarehe been up to mischief again? This hauntingly beautiful debut story by award-winning journalist Miriama Kamo is brought ...to life by family friend and notable artist, Zak Waipara.Read more
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By Kamo, Miriama; Illustrated by Wipara, Zac
Sam and Te Rerehua search for the stars that have mysteriously gone missing.
An attractive kete gift bag of three stories to celebrate Matariki and explore the wonders and traditions of Maori New Year. Flit the Fantail amp; the Matariki Map: Join Flit and his friends, Keri the kiwi and wise old Ruru, as they explore the night skies to work out how to capt...ure a sparkling star. The Seven Kites of Matariki: Seven sisters make kites to celebrate the Maori new year. But when they take the finished kites to fly them, the east wind whips them all away into the sky ... where they now appear as the stars of Matariki. The Stolen Stars of Matariki: Sam and Te Rerehua are visiting their Grandma and Poua at Birdling's Flat. One night, Grandma notices something mysterious. Someone has stolen some stars from the sky. And then the patupaiarehe come out to play on the beach ... are those stars they're playing with?Read more
When Grandma and Poua take the children eeling one magical starry night, they discover two stars missing from the Matariki cluster. Have the patupaiarehe been up to mischief again? This hauntingly beautiful debut story by award-winning journalist Miriama Kamo is brought to life b...y family friend and notable artist Zak Waipara.Read more
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