Matariki

Image: Susana Lei'ataua
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Susana Lei’ataua speaks of time, place and identity in the lead up to an important event.
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The Big Idea Editor
Matariki star by Amber Smith
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Andrea Rush talks with Miriama Kamo, Amber Smith and a store owner in Thames about the ways Matariki celebrations are coming to life through their work.
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Andrea Rush
Image from Pentakis by Jon Baxter for Tūrama Festival Auckland
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Mark Amery scans Aotearoa to bring you in on what’s going on
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Mark Amery
Puaka Matariki Festival
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Author, poet and playwright, Dominic Hoey picks his top arts events at this year’s Matariki celebrations.
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Dominic Hoey
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Spotlighting two talented tamariki artists, writer Greer Enersen (age 9), and painter Tamsin Gurnell (age 9).
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The Big Idea Editor
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Showcasing two talented tamariki, poet Rudy Smart (age 11), and painter Carlo Marquand (age 10).
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The Big Idea Editor
Film still from 'Waru'
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Kerry Warkia, co-producer of films Waru and Vai, tells us why stories are ‘one of the most valuable traditions we have as humans’.
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The Big Idea Editor
Artist Liam Pettigrew (age 11)
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Spotlighting two talented tamariki, poet Moana Hoogland (age 13), and artist Liam Pettigrew (age 11).
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The Big Idea Editor
Chloe Loftus Dance, Image credit Keith Morris, dancers Chloe Loftus & Lara Ward
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With Matariki celebrations filling Aotearoa, Chloe Loftus tells us why taking art into public spaces is so powerful.
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The Big Idea Editor
Annette
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Annette Morehu proudly speaks of the Māori in her and her tamariki and questions iwi privilege on the dawn of Matariki.
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The Big Idea Editor