27 Jun 2015

Matariki Place Stories

From RNZ Music
Matariki is the name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades. When it rises in the north-eastern skies in late May or early June, it signals to Māori that the New Year will begin.

Matariki is the name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades. When it rises in the north-eastern skies in late May or early June, it signals to Māori that the New Year will begin. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Filip Lolić

Emma Smith takes a walk around Papakura with Maggie Buxton, curator of Place Stories (Matariki), an app that triggers site specific soundworks from local artists.