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Tātai Arorangi and the wonder of Māori Astronomy09/14/14
Moving from the fantastical to the tangible is just part of the work that Toa Waaka is aiding in his role as Vice President of the Society for Māori Astronomy Research and Traditions (SMART). He explains the world of Tātai Arorangi.
Between the kindling and the blaze
Whether it's a bro in a pub or his grandfather mowing the lawn, for writer Ben Brown mana is as intrinsic a value as his writing practice. He recites poetry from the collection From the kindling to the blaze: Reflections on the Concept of Mana...
Whakatāuki mo 14 o Mahuru (September) 2014
Tōku toa, he toa rangatira. My courage is the courage of chiefs.
Enoka is a Te Reo Maori Lecturer at Waikato University and this year received an award for Sustained Excellence in teaching in a kaupapa maori environment. While talking about his aspirations for the maori language in this election year , Enoka admits...
Nori Parata - Tolaga Bay Area School
Justine Murray visits the school in Uawa and chats with Nori Parata about the schools busy year that included being recognised for their Training Academy programme and what she explains, the trip of a lifetime.
Dr Joanne Baxter and Dr Peter Crampton
The rise of Maori studying in health sciences at Otago University has increased over the past few years, Justine Murray finds out why.
Whakatāuki mo 7 o Mahuru (September) 2014
Kia Horapa te reo. Let the language be spoken in everyday situations. This week's whakatauki is explained by Enoka Murphy no Ngati Manawa, Ngati Ruapani.
2014 is turning out to be quite a year for Karl Teariki whose album Te Manu has scored four nominations in the 2014 Waiata Māori Music Awards. It's made all the more special as it features two of his sons Tangaroa and Te Manea Teariki.
Following in the steps of the 28 Māori Battalion
When your job involves caring for a website that memorialises the 28 Māori Battalion understandably your knowledge of military terminology and history is more than say, the average punter, Yet nothing beats the visceral knowledge gained when you...
Whakatāuaki mo 31 o Hereturikōkā (August) 2014
Hoki atu ki o tātau iwi, hoki atu ki o tātau maunga, hoki atu ki o tātau marae. Engari kia mau ki tēnei kōrero - tu Māori mai, tu Māori mai, tu Māori mai Go back to our people, go back to our mountains, go back to our marae but cling to this command....
Te Waonui for 31 August 2014
Eru Rerekura presents the weekend addition of Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi of highlights from the weeks news stories.
Digital artist - Johnson Witehira
A few public spaces in Wellington now display Johnson Witehira's digital artwork. His portfolio ranges from creating fonts and typography, tee-shirts, street art to Māori designed wallpaper. Justine Murray talks with Johnson about the range of...
Leonie Matoe - Toi Tangata
Toi Tangata is an Auckland based organisation that specialises in health and wellbeing for maori and non-maori, their work incorporates core māori values with modern day living, with an overall goal of creating healthy lifestyle choices. Justine...
Sir Tamati Muturangi Reedy
This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Ngata Memorial Lectures. The annual Ngāti Pōrou gathering acknowledges the legacy of leader and politician Ta Apirana Ngata, and provides a forum to discuss issues affecting Ngāti Pōrou today including...
Whakatāuki mo 24 o Hereturikōka (August) 2014
Ko te toi o nga ora, Ko te whanau ora. The Pinnacle of health and wellbeing is whole whanau health and wellbeing. This week's whakatāuki is explained by Leonie Matoe nō Ngā Rauru, Ngā Ruahine.
Ngahiraka Mason and the conversations that need to be had
Māori are in need of solid, critical self- reflection according to Contemporary Māori Art commentator and cultural historian, Ngahiraka Mason. If we can do that we will find more value in engaging Iwi taketake ki Iwi taketake rather than the...
Where the Rēkohu bone sings
Writing her first novel Where the Rēkohu Bone Sings was a means of Tina Makereti understanding her daughters Moriori identity and in the telling of the story giving voice to the relationship between Moriori, Māori and Rēkohu.
Whakatauki mo 17 0 Hereturikoka (August )2014
Me ua e te ua Let the rain fall
Whakatāuki mō 10 o Hereturikōkā (August) 2014
Kia mau ki te Kōura Roa - Hold on to the big crayfish.
Maori language week launch 2014
Māori language week was officially launched on Monday July 21st at Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua. A few highlights feature.
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- 123 The Terrace Wellington, New Zealand