In Aotearoa, New Zealand, our tūpuna (ancestors) recorded the names of the moons and observed trends with nature associated with those moons. I am inspired by this knowledge. Kia ora. This is your maramataka Māori moon report for Ōuenuku.
This is the fourth night of the lunar month called Ōuenuku (note for some tribes/iwi/hapū this is the nineteenth night of the lunar month, there are a few knowledge systems depending on your home longitude and latitude). Ōuenuku is the moon in it's early waxing building phase, 12% illumination. This can be a primo day and night - building energy, ideal for laying down seedling beds, planting and fishing.
Big mihi to Rereata Makiha, Rangi Matamua and Reuben Taipari for sharing their knowledge.
See the daily moon on the digital app https://app.native.zone.