Otago Museum is thrilled to support the Puaka Matariki celebration at Araiteuru. Together we bring a range of fun and interactive activities exploring the shared space between mātauranga Māori and scientific knowledge.
This day will include:
-Mihi whakatau – Traditional welcome
Star lab (Otago Museum's portable planetarium) sessions to meet the stars of the show: Puaka and te Iwa a Matariki.
-Interactive demos exploring concepts of Māori star lore, Astronomy and the science of light.
-Te Ao Hurihuri, an explosive live show exploring te whānau a Tamanuiterā, the Maramataka, and the Māori new year.
Nau mai, haere mai. Everyone is welcome.