Latest News

  • Maori Curator – Otago Museum

    Maori Curator – Otago Museum

    The Otago Museum is seeking an experienced and dedicated Curator – Maori to join our team and be responsible for our internationally renowned collection of taonga Maori. The Curator – Maori will work closely with Museum staff and Maori Advisory Committee to carry out collection activities ...
  • Indigenous group feels snubbed over rock art protection bid

    Indigenous group feels snubbed over rock art protection bid

    A bid to protect prehistoric Aboriginal rock art sites on far north Queensland’s Cape York has drawn criticism from a local Indigenous group. Quinkan Country, near Laura north of Cairns, is home to thousands of hectares of sandstone escarpments covered in ancient Aboriginal rock art. The ...
  • Maori experience in First World War revealed in new book

    Maori experience in First World War revealed in new book

    A new book on sale this Thursday provides unprecedented insight into the Maaori experience of the First World War by retelling the life of Ngai Tahu soldier Wiremu Maopo. Through more than 40 letters to his friend Virgie Fincham at his home outside Christchurch, Wiremu depicts the robust ...
  • Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 2

    Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 2

    Kia ora! It was some years when I realized that that particularly simple small greeting meant – may you enjoy good health forever.  I was flabbergasted at that. I just thought, like so many others, that it meant – hello. So once again I say to you – kia ora! What a neat way to [...]
  • Grave Digging Course, Huntly

    Grave Digging Course, Huntly

    The Taupiri Maunga Committee will be holding a Grave Digging Course Information Day this Saturday 12 April! The info day starts at 9am and is being at Kaitumutumu Marae in Huntly. If you’re interested or would like to learn more about this kaupapa then contact Chas Paki on 07 829 9880 or 022 ...
  • Chromebooks connect Kura as Otaki moves to become global digital education icon

    Chromebooks connect Kura as Otaki moves to become global digital education icon

    Otaki will take a giant leap towards becoming a world leader in digital education today and no one is more excited than the kids of Te Kura a Iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano. Students at the Otaki based Maori language immersion school are set to receive their very own Chromebook, an ...
  • Mauri Hauora Walk Talk

    Mauri Hauora Walk Talk

    About the symbols used in kowhaiwhai, tukutuku and carvings; what are they about really? For years I felt that there were deeper and more meaningful messages hidden within them but I couldn’t find anything that would support that … until I took up religious studies. I discovered metaphysics and ...
  • Red Carpet ready to roll at Maoriland Film Festival

    Red Carpet ready to roll at Maoriland Film Festival

    Otaki’s night sky will shine extra brightly on Saturday evening with some of the biggest stars of New Zealand entertainment descending on the town for the inaugural Maoriland Film Festival function. Headlined by the Aoteroa roots music exponent Warren Maxwell and his former Fat Freddy’s Drop ...
  • Te Ohu Kaimoana presents “Connecting Iwi and Energising Business”

    Te Ohu Kaimoana presents “Connecting Iwi and Energising Business”

    Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Maori Fisheries Trust, is proud to present this year’s Maori Fisheries Conference, “Connecting Iwi and Energising Business”. Collectively, Iwi quota ownership makes up a significant and influential proportion of New Zealand’s Seafood Industry, which contributes almost $1.6 ...
  • Rotorua mayor to welcome First Nations people from Canada

    Rotorua mayor to welcome First Nations people from Canada

    Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick is hosting a mayoral reception and official powhiri for a delegation of indigenous Musqueam people from Canada on Tuesday [5pm, 25 March] at Rotorua District Council’s Civic Centre. The visiting delegation will be in New Zealand to accompany the Te Ara: Maori ...
  • Is 2014 Your Year For Change?

    Is 2014 Your Year For Change?

    Te Wananga o Raukawa Now is the time to change your life at Te Wananga o Raukawa. Find out more about yourself, your hapu and your iwi while studying towards a career qualification that will equip you with all you need to achieve and succeed. Te Reo & Hapu/Iwi papers are integrated into ...
  • Te Mana O Ngati Rangitihi Trust Deed Review & Treaty Claims Mandate Hui & Process

    Te Mana O Ngati Rangitihi Trust Deed Review & Treaty Claims Mandate Hui & Process

    Kia ora koutou, My name is Donna Semmens and am of Ngati Rangitihi. Te Mana O Ngati Rangitihi Trust have publicised their mandating hui timetable once again. 1.  29th March 2014- Voting starts. 2.  30th March 2014 - Trust Deed Review Report hui for iwi – the day after. Pre-empting the ...
  • Artist donations sought for Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion kaupapa

    Artist donations sought for Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion kaupapa

    Kia ora fellow artist mates!!! Something to ponder on & maybe donate an art work towards an awesome cause. The Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board is fundraising for the establishment of an Alumni Association. They are asking for Artwork to donate to the ...
  • PLEASE TAUTOKO: Creating Magical Moments with Iris

    PLEASE TAUTOKO: Creating Magical Moments with Iris

    Kia orana Our cousin Iris has been diagnosed with a brain tumour cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). This type of tumour is currently inoperable and incurable. Iris is just 6 years old, she is a clever, bright, intelligent girl who likes mermaids, loves art, dancing and sings ...
  • 5th Australian National Maori Kapa Haka Festival 2014, Sydney

    5th Australian National Maori Kapa Haka Festival 2014, Sydney

    Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email
  • Te Arawa Rangatahi Games, 5 April at Rotorua Sports Drome

    Te Arawa Rangatahi Games, 5 April at Rotorua Sports Drome

    Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 Email
  • Make sure you're in the right seat, by Kiwa Huata

    Make sure you’re in the right seat, by Kiwa Huata

    Many have taken to social media sites to raise the issue of women sitting in the front row of a powhiri. This all came about when two female members of Parliament arrived late to a powhiri and found the two closest available seats in the front row. This behaviour caused a stir in the Maori [...]
  • Introducing OneShift.co.nz, a job matching website

    Introducing OneShift.co.nz, a job matching website

    Tena ra koutou. Ko Tainui te Waka Ko Tararua nga pae-maunga Ko Manawatu te awa Ko Raukawa ki te tonga te iwi Ko Whakatere me Takihiku oku haapu Ko Poutu me Kereru oku marae Ko Clive Te Peeti ahau The reason I an writing is to promote our new company OneShift.co.nz We are a job [...]
  • Indigenous surfer Otis Carey hurt by Surfing Life magazine’s description of him as having an “apeish face”

    Indigenous surfer Otis Carey hurt by Surfing Life magazine’s description of him as having an “apeish face”

    (Daily Telegraph) INDIGENOUS surfer Otis Carey is said to be devastated by a feature in Surfing Life magazine which said he had an “apeish face”. The Narabeen surfer, whose mother is of Aboriginal heritage, is also rumoured to be speaking to Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes about the insensitive ...
  • International award for a couple of Maori researchers

    International award for a couple of Maori researchers

    (Waikato University) University of Waikato Pro Vice-Chancellor Maori Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith has been made a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Her husband Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith, CEO of Waikato’s partner institution, Te Whare Wananga o ...