We would like to take this opportunity to educate you about the holiday Matariki, which is being celebrated today. Matariki, also known as the Maori New Year, is a significant time in the Maori calendar and is recognized with reverence in New Zealand.
About Matariki Day:
Please note that our offices based in countries that observe this holiday, particularly New Zealand, will be out of office today.
Happy Matariki! 🎉 Today, we celebrate this unique holiday, observed by our colleagues in New Zealand. Matariki, also known as the Maori New Year, is celebrated when the Pleiades star cluster rises in mid-winter - for us, that's today! 🌌
Please note, our offices in New Zealand will be out of office today in observance of this holiday.
Today, we celebrate Matariki, a significant holiday observed in New Zealand, recognized on the 24th of June.
Please note, our offices in New Zealand will be closed in observance of this holiday.
We hope this message finds you well. We wanted to take a moment to remind you that the holiday Matariki is coming up in about a week. This is a significant time of the year for some of our colleagues, and we want to ensure that everyone is aware and can plan accordingly.
Matariki is observed in several countries where we have offices. These include New Zealand, Australia, and some Pacific Islands such as Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga. If you are working with colleagues in these locations, please be aware that they will be out of office in observance of this holiday.
We encourage everyone to take note of this and plan your work schedules and communications accordingly. We understand that our global team operates across different time zones and holidays, and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this time.
Matariki, also known as Maori New Year, is a significant holiday in New Zealand, celebrated in late June or early July. It marks the reappearance of the Pleiades star cluster in the night sky and the start of the new year according to the Maori lunar calendar. While it is not a public holiday, many businesses and schools acknowledge the day with special events.
Recognizing diverse holidays like Matariki in global teams fosters inclusivity and respect for different cultures. It promotes understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity, enhancing team cohesion and productivity.