Remembering the 150th anniversary of the Battle of O-Rakau (+links)
On April 1st there will be a dawn ceremony and memorial service at Orakau to commemorate 150 years since the battle of Orakau / Rewi Maniapoto’s last stand. This from the website “For 150 years the old battle site stood as a sentinel waiting to be acknowledged and for its legacy so ...Continue Reading...
Cultural exchange opportunity for Maori artists in Canada
A new initiative will give contemporary Maori dancers and writers a chance to develop their arts practice at one of the world’s largest arts and creativity incubators. Over the next two years Canada’s Banff Centre – renowned for commissioning, supporting and producing new creative works ...Continue Reading...
He Tane Maori Pasifika $80,000 Scholarship to study in Singapore
UWC is an organization that granted me an $80,000 scholarship to study and live in Canada for two years with 160 students from over 80 different countries. It is been the greatest experience of my life and has opened the doors to many more international opportunities such as studying university ...Continue Reading...
Digital Maori: A Look Back at Maori ICT in 2013, A Tip Toe Peek into 2014
E nga Rangatira, tena koutou. He mihi atu i te tau hou. Kia ora tatau katoa. Welcome to 2014. While many of you have been busily sunning, eating and enjoying the company of whanau, we here at TangataWhenua.com have been at work, bringing you the latest panui, news, original articles and ...Continue Reading...
Maori Battalion’s legacy champions new paths to excellence
Education Minister Hekia Parata says that students can visit the battle sites of World War Two, and enter a nationwide multimedia challenge as part of a revamped package to champion excellence in Maori education and leadership. “To ensure the Maori Battalion’s legacy endures, the Ngarimu VC and ...Continue Reading...
Sydney Kohanga Reo taking expressions of interest now
Te Kohanga Reo ki Sydney are opening soon. 2014 enrolments open NOW!!! Get in quick, limited spaces available Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 EmailContinue Reading...
Jim by Kiwa Huata
The first thing I was told on my first day of University was “Always ask questions, challenge your lecturers, always ask why.” Little did I know how important these words would have on me for the years to come. Being taught by the works of my tupuna and Kaumatua, challenge was non-existent in ...Continue Reading...
Sir Toby Curtis: Te Arawa education expert receives Knighthood
(NZ Herald) A leading Maori education expert, former school teacher and principal has been knighted. Dr Noble Curtis, known as Toby, said the honour turned his thoughts to those who had influenced him, including his parents, his aunts and uncles and many others in his hapu and iwi “who ...Continue Reading...
- Remembering the 150th anniversary of the Battle of O-Rakau (+links)
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