Sunday, 16 July 2017
Activity 6 : Activity 2
- We Believe lanterns are a symbol of the stars.
- The focus of Matariki celebrations link in Maori history.
- Matariki means star cluster. So they make lanterns to show the stars and light.
- "each woven star represents light,hope,courage and solidarity to end all forms of violence in our world," Ms Talia Pau.
- The stars are to support the commonwealth games vision of a peaceful and successful global community.
- The fireworks marks the start of the Maori New Year.
- Remembers the people,Language,Spirituality and History.