Scammers now target te reo Maori speakers
Tena koutou, karanga ra karanaga ra! We have just received an email letting us know that Scammers are now sending out their kino messages in te reo Maori: Here’s what was received: Mai i Mrs.Elizabeth Kenneth. aroha e koe, Ki te whakaute me te tika katoa tangata, i pehia ana e ahau ki te ...Continue Reading...
Pro-indigenous, anti “Redskins” ad to run during NBA Finals +video
When sports fans tune into the NBA Finals tonight to see if the Spurs can take the Heat, they will get a look into another fierce standoff.A California tribe has paid for the anti-Redskins advertisement “Proud to Be” to run in seven major cities during halftime. The airing marks the first time ...Continue Reading...
HIKOI by Nancy Brunning
Hikoi Written by: Nancy Brunning Directed by: Nancy Brunning Circa One 28 June – 12 July Sometimes back is the only way forward Te Kakano Season – Matariki 2014 Nancy Brunning’s award winning debut play Hikoi follows two generations dealing with a radically changing world and their way of ...Continue Reading...
Maori and Native American Indian First Nation work together to develop inmate initiative
(RadioNZ) Cherokee and Maori nations are working together to formulate a way in which to help tangata whenua from both countries. Maori United Nations advocate Carl Takarangi-Hutchby who is also a board member of native American organisation, Two Feathers International, is in Columbia, ...Continue Reading...
HE MANA’O PONO – A STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
Update #3 May 14, 2014 Update: Show your support for CEO Dr. Kamanaopono Crabbe at the two upcoming Maui meetings this week: #1 Community Meeting Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Waiola Church Hall 535 Waine‘e St., Lahaina #2 OHA Board of Trustees Meeting Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9 a.m. ...Continue Reading...
Renowned World Hula Champion Alex Nicholls brings his Hula Cardio Fitness to NZ
International renowned World Hula Champion Alex Nicholls will be coming to Aotearoa with his vibrant dance group the Tropical Island Hula Entertainers in June. As a special treat he’ll be offering Hula Cardio Fitness classes in Wellington and Christchurch as well as visiting local school ...Continue Reading...
Racist poster mars Rhythm and Vines 2014 music festival
The popular music festival Rhythm & Vines 2014 hit controversy today with the release of a racist promotion poster. The following message raced its way across Facebook today: “This poster for Rhythm & Vines 2014 is a very offensive example of cultural appropriation. The use of ...Continue Reading...
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 ...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...
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