Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Daniella's writing about Matariki

What is Matariki?
Matariki has always been an important time in the Maori calender.
The legend:
The story happened when there was a mum and three kids that were girls. They started to fight and the tree girl pushed the mother and father apart. So that they were trapped. The father was the sky and he was called Ranginui. The mother was the earth and she was called pupatuanuku. And the mother and father started to cried so the other sister felt sorry for them and she was the lightning and she stared to cry. And her tears became the 7 stars .

Maori celebration

the matariki is the first of June but some people celebrate it some other days.they celebrate it bye singing there whyiters and have party's

Maori celebrate
matariki so that they can remember there culture. pakeha's also celabrat matariki as a inpotant part of New Zealand history.

Matariki is
matiriki has always been an inportant of the year its on the first of June also people calebrate it by singing yeeters and having party's parkeha's celebrate to remained them of the New Zealand History. Matariki is once a year and has always been an important time in the maori story. And the story how the tree sister push't the mother and father apart is the history of the legen.


1 comment:

  1. I like how you introduced the origin of Matariki. Just check the spelling, punctuation and proof-read the writing.


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