In early June or late May Matariki is celebrated. Matariki is known as the Maori New Year. It is also called The Eye of God, Tiny Eyes, or Pleiades.
There are seven stars -
- Tupua- rangi
- Waipuna a rangi
Matariki is celebrated by gathering with whanua & remebering those who have pasted. They also have a feast and celebrate by dancing & singing.
Matariki is celebrated by the Maori. It is also known to be the Maori New Year.
You can also see Matariki with your own eye but if you have a telescope you’ll be able to see it closer.
Pleiades can only be seen in New zealand.
Matariki in other languages:
Tongan - Mataliki
Samoan - Mataili
Hawaiian - Makail’l
Japanese - Sabaru