National gets hammered over education, Hone Harawira
“National’s education policies have just taken a hammering in an international assessment which has heavily downgraded NZ student’s achievements in maths, science and reading” said MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawira “And yet they refuse to accept that the deteriorating test scores and ...Continue Reading...
Gisborne home to highest proportion of te reo Maori speakers
Results from the 2013 Census show Gisborne is the home of te reo Maori speakers in Aotearoa, with nearly 1 in 6 people able to hold a conversation in the language. The information was released as part of the latest batch of census results from Statistics New Zealand. In releasing the results, ...Continue Reading...
Utu Redux: The return of powerful local storytelling (Review)
A powerful unifying Haka rings out from the throats of hundreds of Maori warriors, all gathered to remember the battle of Rangiriri today. It was a fierce encounter between our tupuna and the armies of empire and was a formative step in the establishment of a new country, New Zealand. This was ...Continue Reading...
Virtual marae? No thanks
(Massey) Today more than one in six Maori live outside New Zealand, and there is no end to the diaspora in sight. We have multi-generational Maori communities living overseas and many others living in New Zealand but away from their haukainga, their home. Maori continue to migrate away from ...Continue Reading...
2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop
Is there a story from your community that you would like to tell through film but don’t know where to start? Script to Screen and Nga Aho Whakaari present the 2013 South Auckland Short Film Workshop. This two-day event will give you everything you need to know to make a short film, guiding you ...Continue Reading...
Embracing Indigenous Law in Modern New Zealand – Free Public Lecture
Are you interested in the future of #indigenous #law in New Zealand? The 22nd Annual Harkness Henry Lecture will embrace New Zealand’s unique take on indigenous law with an exploration into the #Maori dimension in modern New Zealand law. Justice Joseph Williams will attempt to answer ...Continue Reading...
Scholarships for Maori and Pasifika High Achievers
Scholarships Information about 2014 TeachNZ scholarships is now available. The categories, types, and number of scholarships vary from year to year. The table here outlines the scholarship categories and types that will be available for 2014. Every year TeachNZ reviews data on teaching ...Continue Reading...
Allegations of Financial Mismanagement at Kohanga Reo National Trust emerge after #Native Affairs report
(NZHerald) There are allegations of financial mismanagement at the top of a Government-funded organisation whose objective is to help children learn Te Reo. To read background info on this story click here To read the Defamation Letter, TangataWhenua.com received for publishing a panui ...Continue Reading...
- Funding available for Maori housing initiatives
- Waikato Tainui Tertiary Grants & Scholarships 2014
- Protest Planned Over Mandatory Vaccine Requirement in New York
- Special Memorial for Nelson Mandela – Rugby Park Hamilton 8.30pm this Sunday
- Hone Harawira to attend tangihanga of Nelson Mandela
- Opening of the Ki-o-Rahi Akotanga Iho Field, Waitangi – Tariana Turia