News: New Zealand finally recognises Matanki a Maori event as an official Public Holiday and Celebration

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New Zealand has made Matariki, the Māori New Year celebration, the first public holiday that honours Māori culture. According to csmonitor.com, Matariki is the Māori name for the Pleiades star cluster, which rises in the Southern Hemisphere around midwinter. This historically marks the start of the new year for mainland New Zealand’s Indigenous people. Local […]

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