It is the month of June again and, once more, here in New Zealand, we celebrate the Maori New Year, Matariki. But is Matariki really falling in June this year? … Is there anyone actually looking at the stars anymore? Kia Kaha and clear skies… and then since it’s Matariki soon and we are also remembering the dead, let’s not forget the Tohunga Suppression Act from 1907, and pray that the spirits of the tohunga tatai arorangi are watching us from the heavens, to send us hints to help us figure out when Matariki really is.
Psychologists use a Rorschach test to learn about our personality traits and conflicts held deep in the subconscious. I want you to take you a Celestial Rorschach test. Perhaps not to understand any deep rooted conflicts, but rather to gain an inner perspective of what you see outside.
“People believe they can simply go to Mars, pull out some inflatable greenhouses and start living there in happiness and plenty of oxygen… well, I don’t really think it works like that!”
A Milky Way Kiwi is someone who shows up to live in the future. A bit wild, very curious, a Milky Way Kiwi chooses life and cares about it. It knows that he or she is made of stardust. And because of that everything is possible in life. He or she knows that we are beautiful, bright and eternal, just like the stars.
The short story is: please stop eating Kiwis, they are humans too…