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Matariki - Mata Riki (_________) or Mata Ariki (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the Seven Sisters.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Tiny Eyes

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Matariki - Mata Riki (Tiny Eyes) or Mata Ariki (___________) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the Seven Sisters.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Eyes of God

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Matariki - __________ (Tiny Eyes) or Mata Ariki (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the Seven Sisters.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Mata Riki

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Matariki - Mata Riki (Tiny Eyes) or __________ (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the Seven Sisters.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Mata Ariki

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Matariki - Mata Riki (Tiny Eyes) or Mata Ariki (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the ___________ or the Seven Sisters.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Pleiades star cluster

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Matariki - Mata Riki (Tiny Eyes) or Mata Ariki (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the ______________.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Seven Sisters

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Matariki - Mata Riki (Tiny Eyes) or Mata Ariki (Eyes of God) - is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or the Seven Sisters
They are a group of __________ glowing in the gas and dust of the nebula from which they formed.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

young stars

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__________ is the name for the traditional Maori new year. This is marked by the rise of _________ and the sighting of the next new moon.
The pre-dawn rise of _________ can be seen in the last few days of May every year and the new year is marked at the sighting of the next new moon which occurs during June.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

Matariki

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The pre-dawn rise of Matariki can be seen in the last few days of May every year and the new year is marked at the sighting of the next _________ which occurs during June.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

new moon

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Traditionally, depending on the ________ of Matariki, the coming season's crop was thought to be determined. The brighter the stars, the warmer the season would be, bringing a more productive crop.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

visibility

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Traditionally, depending on the visibility of Matariki, the coming season's crop was thought to be determined. The _______ the stars, the warmer the season would be, bringing a more productive crop.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

brighter

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Traditionally, depending on the visibility of Matariki, the coming season's crop was thought to be determined. The brighter the stars, the __________ the season would be, bringing a more productive crop.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

warmer

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Traditionally, depending on the visibility of Matariki, the coming season's crop was thought to be determined. The brighter the stars, the warmer the season would be, bringing a more __________ crop.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/80739387/Matariki-Everything-there-is-to-know-about-it

productive