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...
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 ...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...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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, ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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, ...Continue Reading...
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 ...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