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31-05-2019, 10:08 AM
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Matariki

Matariki is the start of the new year in Maori culture. The star cluster is known in Europe as the Pleiades and as Subaru in Japan. Because of the brightness of the stars involved it has become a kind of festival of light. These are from Queen Elizabeth Park in Masterton.






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31-05-2019, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Ciderman ->
Matariki is the start of the new year in Maori culture. The star cluster is known in Europe as the Pleiades and as Subaru in Japan. Because of the brightness of the stars involved it has become a kind of festival of light. These are from Queen Elizabeth Park in Masterton.






Happy Matariki Ciderman!

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31-05-2019, 11:43 AM
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How lovely!
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That's interesting!
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01-06-2019, 04:04 PM
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Wow - I love the swans! Great photos, Ciderman, thank you.
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How beautiful, I especially like the swans.
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