The Resource Matariki : te whetū tapu o te tau, Rangi Matamua

Matariki : te whetū tapu o te tau, Rangi Matamua

Label
Matariki : te whetū tapu o te tau
Title
Matariki
Title remainder
te whetū tapu o te tau
Statement of responsibility
Rangi Matamua
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
mao
Summary
"In midwinter, 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 interest in Māori astronomy. Still, there remain some unanswered questions about how Matariki was traditionally observed. What is Matariki? Why did Māori observe Matariki? How did Māori traditionally celebrate Matariki? When and how should Matariki be celebrated? This book seeks answers to these questions and explores what Matariki was in a traditional sense so it can be understood and clebrated in our modern society."--Back cover
Cataloging source
NZMAW
Dewey number
394.261408999442
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In Te Reo Maori
LC call number
DU465.A7
LC item number
M38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Matariki : te whetū tapu o te tau, Rangi Matamua
Label
Matariki : te whetū tapu o te tau, Rangi Matamua
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-120) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1004309393
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xii, 125 pages
Isbn
9781775503262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), map
System control number
(OCoLC)1004309393

Library Locations

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