Categories: General Date: Jun 15, 2009 Title: Winter Solstice, the longest night and the shortest day - June 22 at 06:06
The Winter Solstice is on June 22 at 06:06; this is when the Sun is at its most Northerly point in the sky. At the middle of the day on June 22, it reaches its lowest altitude, from the Northern horizon, for the year. It also means that the Sun rises at its most Northerly point of East and sets at its most Northerly point of West.
The same time as the Puanga / Matariki Celebrations.