Monday, 24 June 2013

Matarkik by silas

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For people who isn’t sure what Matariki is I will tell you a story about it.

Matariki is a maori new years.Matariki is the maori name for the small cluster of the stars also known as the pleiades or the seven sister’s. Various maori tribes celebrated matariki at different times. some held festivities when matariki was first seen in the dawn sky. Matariki in english is pleiades. Matariki was formed by the god of lightning and thunder. He felt sorry for his parent because they got separated . When his parent had babies. They grow up and got bigger and they didn't have that much space to move around. So the kids got anger and wanted to separated them so one day one of the kid that was god of the forest and he got between his Mum and Dad and push them apart. The god of the forest grew like a tree but bigger and then they got separated. Now the father ranginui is now up really high and now he is the sky and his wife papatuanuku is now on the ground. So we are stepping on her.So when they got split up ranginui the sky was crying and it become rain and I think when papatuanuku is anger the ground shakes and it become an earthquake. Then the god of lightning and thunder felt sorry of his parent so he cried and when he cry’s it is lightning it fell on his hands so he threw his tear to the heavens.It became stars so once a year at the end of May or the start of  June just before dawn the 7 sister appears in the sky and it is a happy news of the maori.Maori had a different news years to everyone else. Something ranginui when he cries it becomes raindrops and so whenever it rains I think of ranginui and papatuanuku about the story about it.Ranginui crying because he miss his wife and how lonely he is in sky by himself. So that is what I think about when it rains the story about papatuanuku and ranginui and the 3 or 4 kids. So that is the story about matariki that I have been told so now you know and now you can pass it on to someone who does not know what matariki.Then they can pass it on and then maybe the whole word could now what matariki is and what happen and they might just might celebrated matariki at the end of may or the start of July.

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