Friday, 22 June 2018

Matariki 2018



Matariki is here again and this year, as with the last few years, 
Rotorua Library has a number of events planned to celebrate and share.



All the above graphics designed by Rotorua Lakes Council and
printed in the Winter Events Guide available from the Rotorua Library.

Some cool resources held by Rotorua Library on Matariki :
These titles are also held in the Don Stafford Room on the 2nd Floor.

  • "The Astrological knowledge of the Maori" by Elsdon Best 520 BES. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Matariki the star of the year" by Rangi Matamua. 394.2614z MAT. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Puanga : star of the Maori new year" by Sam Rerekura. 520z RER. Maori Collection 1st Floor. See also a review of this title in a previous blog post.
  • "Work of the gods : tatai arorangi : Maori astronomy" by Kay Leather 520z LEA. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Stories from our night sky" by Melanie Drewery. 398.2z DRE. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Matariki the Maori new year" by Libby Hakaraia. 394.2614z HAK. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Celebrating the southern seasons" by Juliet Batten. 398.33z BAT. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Matariki education resource" Museum of New Zealand. 394.2614z MAT. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Matariki" New Zealand Language Commission. 394.2614z MAT. Maori Collection 1st Floor.
  • "Maori and the natural world : Te Taiao" by Jennifer Garlick. 305.8994z TE. Maori Collection 1st Floor. 
There also lots of books for children and teens on the ground floor, see our "What's On" June 2018 Newsletter for some titles.

Watch out for the timetable for the School Holiday Programme, there will be some Matariki themed events and crafts to take home.

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