Maori new year begins Matariki has been observed & Plans made and Karakia Whakamoemiti Whakawhetai add to the spiritual connection to nga Atua signify the connection to all of the natural world.
Start to prepare your garden, dig and break the dirt, plough, manure, compost, and plant winter crops,
Winter crops can be planted such as : Garlic, broad beans, shallots, turnip, spring onions , cloves, chives, radish, riwai, strawberries, cabbage. This will depend on the climate that you live in.
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