Professor Rangi Mātāmua has a new role as the chief advisor to the government on Matariki.
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NZ to consider public holiday to honour Queen
A public holiday and memorial service to honour the life of Queen Elizabeth II are to be considered by the government on Monday.
Victoria's Indigenous leaders call for NAIDOC Week to be turned into public holiday
Originally reported by NITV. Leaders of Indigenous communities of Victoria in Australia, are calling on the state government to mark NAIDOC Week as a public holiday.
'Matariki is our time'- Pio Terei
Matariki celebrations to signal the beginning of Te Tau Hou Māori – the Māori new year are almost underway to acknowledge its first time as a public holiday.
Matariki holiday dates for next 30 years set, 'Always on a Friday'
Experts in Te Ao Māori and mātauranga associated with Matariki and the Maramataka have led the process in selecting the dates, Culture and Heritage Peeni Henare says.