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Tupuānuku Play

1. (personal noun) Pleione - one of the stars in Te Kāhui o Matariki, the Pleiades star cluster. A star associated with food from the sky such as birds and elevated food, such as fruit and berries from trees.

E hono ana a Tupuānuku ki ngā kai e tipu ana i te whenua (Matariki 2017:27). / Tupuānuku is connected to the food grown in the ground.


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