Thursday, June 30, 2011


  • Matariki is the Maori name for a group of stars known as the Pleiads star or seven sisters.
  • Some people think of Matariki, as a mother star with 6 daughters, and it is often reffered to as 7 sisters.
  • Matariki appears in the eastern sky sometime around the shorted day of the year.
  • It is thought to determine how successful the season.
  • The brighter the stars the more productive the crop will be.
  • It is the name of the Pleiades Star Cluster which was important for Agriculture in establishing the correct time to plant crops.

1 comment:

  1. ! WOW !

    I really like your title page on Matariki Waterlily. I love the creativity.

    Keep it up :)

    Angelica.S. AKA . Annie :))