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  • The Dead Lands - Coming Soon

    The Dead Lands – Coming Soon

    In NZ cinemas nationwide from October 30 Showcasing extreme athleticism in peak physical condition, James Rolleston leads an extraordinary NZ cast including Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, George Henare, Raukura Turei and Rena Owen, in a full te reo Maori film – THE DEAD LANDS. ...
  • The Dead Lands (2014) Teaser Trailer

    The Dead Lands (2014) Teaser Trailer

    Synopsis Hongi (James Rolleston) – a Maori chieftain’s teenage son – must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, led by ...
  • Internet-Mana promises 100,000 Jobs

    Internet-Mana promises 100,000 Jobs

    Internet-Mana has launched its election campaign by promising 100,000 new jobs, nationwide full employment and an ambition to turn New Zealand into a “world-leading digital workforce”. The party’s Right to Work policy outlines a plan to create 50,000 permanent jobs and 50,000 ...
  • Nats give in to Maori over rights declaration

    Nats give in to Maori over rights declaration

    National has bowed to Maori Party wishes and agreed to support the highly contentious United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples despite the previous Labour Government issuing dire warnings that the document is fundamentally incompatible with New Zealand’s ...
  • Digital Maori Forum on the $30m Maori ICT Fund: Legacy of a Dying Party

    Digital Maori Forum on the $30m Maori ICT Fund: Legacy of a Dying Party

    Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples announced the next stage in the creation of a Maori ICT Development Fund as he exits politics. The $30 million was set aside to establish a Fund to support Maori economic development and Maori language and culture through ICT. I find it hard to fathom how ...
  • Missmaorigal - Taku Haerenga

    Missmaorigal – Taku Haerenga

    ­For todays’ modern Maori, the choice to learn and embrace their maoritanga isn’t a process that happens overnight. More often than not, there is a catalyst, a starter, someone or something that leads you to ask questions. Something that makes you ask yourself what it is to be Maori. I can ...
  • Celebrating the draft national curriculum for kura kaupapa Maori

    Celebrating the draft national curriculum for kura kaupapa Maori

    The Minister of Maori Affairs and Associate Minister of Education, Dr Pita Sharples has congratulated the kura kaupapa Maori movement for developing their own national curriculum. Dr Sharples has joined more than a hundred whare kura students at Huinga Reo Wananga being held at Te Kura Kaupapa ...
  • Te Whanau a Apanui Hui a Iwi, Te Kaha

    Te Whanau a Apanui Hui a Iwi, Te Kaha

    TE WHANAU A APANUI HUI-A-IWI confirmed for Sunday 17 August, Te Kaha Marae, Tukaki whare tipuna. 10am start. Kaupapa korero are Treaty negotiation matters and Whenua (including the proposed changes to whenua laws).  NAU MAI HAERE MAI TE KATOA, please attend or make arrangements for someone ...
  • Te Tai Tonga Candidates Debate, Wellington

    Te Tai Tonga Candidates Debate, Wellington

    Te Upoko o Te Ika Radio is hosting the Te Tai Tonga candidates debate at Te Kohanga Reo Trust Hankey Street on Monday 11th August at 6pm. Willie Jackson is the Adjudicator. Here’s a rundown of the night, haramai tatou ki te whakarongo ki te tautohe a nga mangai o Te Tai Tonga. Te Tai […]
  • Make a Rotorua local New Zealander of the Year urges mayor

    Make a Rotorua local New Zealander of the Year urges mayor

    Mayor Steve Chadwick is challenging Rotorua residents to nominate a local to be the 2015 New Zealander of the Year. “Think of a person who’s made a difference in your life. We are a genuinely caring community and most of us have been inspired by someone in our community. “One of the best things ...
  • The children of the Takamore case: scaling the unscaleable?

    The children of the Takamore case: scaling the unscaleable?

    From the Sparrowhawk/Karearea blog at http://sparrowhawkkarearea.com. When the news started filtering through from late 2007 about the dispute over the James Takamore’s tupapaku I had a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. Being a Christchurch-raised urban Maori with a Pakeha mum, ...
  • Independent Maori fisheries review

    Independent Maori fisheries review

    A review of Maori fisheries is to consider whether restrictions on selling quota to non-tribal owned companies is affecting iwi payouts to descendants. Both tribal-owned Aotearoa Fisheries – part-owner of Sealord – and the body overseeing the quota, Te Ohu Kaimoana will be assessed ...
  • Hui are being held around the country to discuss Maori land reform

    Hui are being held around the country to discuss Maori land reform

    Hui are being held around the country this month to discuss reform of Maori land governance. Crown and Maori technical experts will update Maori land owners on progress on a bill to reform Te Ture Whenua Maori Act and will seek feedback, Associate Minister of Maori Affairs, Chris Finlayson, ...
  • Iwi eager to unite its people in celebration

    Iwi eager to unite its people in celebration

    Excitement is building among Ngati Whakaue in preparation for a two-day celebration focussed on bringing hapu members together and acknowledging the success of the iwi. Matatihi – Whakaue Whakanuia will showcase three events in September at Te Papaiouru Marae, Ohinemutu. This includes a ...
  • Pu Konohi Art Auction

    Pu Konohi Art Auction

    Tena koutou katoa, For those who love Maori Art and know others who may be interested, please forward the attached flyer to your networks. The Auction Fundraiser for Te Hamua Nikora is being hosted on Friday August 8 – 19 Tory Street ArtSpace in Wellington at 6.30pm. Artworks donated by, ...
  • Amazing opportunity for Rangatahi wanting to work with Vodafone

    Amazing opportunity for Rangatahi wanting to work with Vodafone

    Tena Koutou, please share! We have a real drive this year to increase the number of Maori Grads within Vodafone. Mauri ora! Our Graduate Programme has been running since 2012 and has historically been focussed on our Technology division. This year, we are excited to announce that we have 30 ...
  • Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 6 by Olly Ohlson

    Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 6 by Olly Ohlson

    As promised, this Walk Talk is about money. Money is directly associated with value and so I want to go into some detail about self value. Because we work with the mauri/energies of Earth Mother and Sky Father, we basically function in base two. i.e. a dual system as in: up and down, right and ...
  • The Maori Party dismisses Act Party claims of race-based privilege

    The Maori Party dismisses Act Party claims of race-based privilege

    Maori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says the Act leader’s speech on race-based favouritism is divisive and designed to whip up anti-Maori sentiment. Act Party Leader Jamie Whyte has said that what he calls ‘race-based favouritism’ in education leads to Maori students “having an easy ride” ...
  • Five ways climate change harms indigenous people

    Five ways climate change harms indigenous people

    From the Arctic ice to the Amazonian rainforest, climate change is threatening the homes and traditions of indigenous people. Due to their close ties to the land, indigenous people face particularly grave threats from the damage wrought by climate change. Making up about 5% of the world’s ...
  • Actor Wayne Hapi is a force of nature says Barney McDonald

    Actor Wayne Hapi is a force of nature says Barney McDonald

    You can be forgiven for not knowing the name or face of Wayne Hapi, standout star of new Kiwi film The Dark Horse, opening in cinemas this Thursday. Hapi is a complete novice and yet a natural actor who commands your gaze on screen. He more than holds his own against co-star Cliff Curtis, a ...
Missmaorigal - Taku Haerenga