Matariki is the new year according to the Maori Maramataka (calendar). It is celebrated when the Pleiades constellation rises May-June. It is a time for whānau to reflect on the year passed and look forward to future opportunities. In this body of work a recourse to native flora invokes an analogy of the healing properties of kawakawa to the effect of the revival of language excellence being fostered in Māōri medium schools.
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Earlier Event: 4 MayA E I O U: Tuhurahia Te Maori | Explore the Maori Alphabet
Later Event: 3 JuneTe Hau Tūtū Pop Up Festival