Our first Matariki public holiday is nearly upon us. What an excellent opportunity for us all to learn a little bit more about Maoritanga. Matariki is the Māori name for a group of stars, recognised and often celebrated around the globe, and sometimes known as the Pleiades. In Aotearoa, the meaning of the name Matariki and how to celebrate has tribal variations. Some tribes recognise seven stars and others 9. Each star has its own meaning.
What's the meaning of the Matariki stars?
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You can buy life insurance from Pinnacle Life if you’re aged between 18 and 74 (and you can do it online if you are 20 to 69). But there’s more to think about than just how old you are when working out what life insurance you might need.
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Only some people need life insurance. You probably don't need a life policy if you are single, financially independent, don't have large debts, or if you own a property or business that can be easily sold upon your death.
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You know the story, you see that comments have been deleted or hidden on a Facebook post, and you think; What’s the company trying to hide? What didn’t they like people saying that they had to hide or delete it? In the last 12 months, we’ve hidden or deleted more comments on our Facebook posts than ever before. Why would we do that?
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Late last year, Gen Re published the findings from their 8th 'Dread Disease' survey. The survey found that over time more and more conditions are being covered. The maximum number of conditions covered in 2019 was 168!