Maramataka: moon calendar of the gods
Learn about maramataka (the Maaori lunar calendar) - Free but Bookings essential
Learn about maramataka (the Maaori lunar calendar) with astronomer Piripi Lambert (Ngaati Paaoa), and Ayla Hoeta (Tainui, Ngaati Tahinga) who writes the monthly maramataka column for The Spinoff.
In Te Ao Maaori, the phases of the Moon measure the rhythms of daily life. This calendar is known as maramataka, and it can guide decisions on gardening, harvesting, fishing, celebrations, rituals, hui, travel and more.
Entry is free but please make sure you book online as spaces are limited.