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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
Taku Haerenga (My Journey) by Missmaorigal
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
- Digital Maori Forum on the $30m Maori ICT Fund: Legacy of a Dying Party
- Missmaorigal – Taku Haerenga
- Celebrating the draft national curriculum for kura kaupapa Maori
- Te Whanau a Apanui Hui a Iwi, Te Kaha
- Te Tai Tonga Candidates Debate, Wellington
- Make a Rotorua local New Zealander of the Year urges mayor