Maori celebrated Matariki by having a hangi. A hangi is a meal that is cooked underground. The Maori celebrate Matariki because it is Maori New Year. They also spend some time thinking of there past ones.
The Maori harvest there crops when Matariki comes. They say that if the food comes out fabulous than they now it is going to be a great year. I am Proud to be MAORI