Tame Iti releases art work from Waikeria Prison
Not one to serve his time idly, as well as teaching te reo Maori to other inmates, Tame Iti has been busy putting brush to canvas in response to his recent incarceration. The result is a brand new work entitled “Te Whai A Te Motu” which will be displayed in the Artists’ Fundraiser ...Continue Reading...
Local Boy seriously hurt in House Fire Rotorua-NZ HERALD
A teenager was last night fighting for his life after escaping a house fire by jumping through a closed window. He has burns to 70 per cent of his body, and severe gashes caused by the window glass. Family members of Rangitihi Tamati have told of their shock at seeing the 14-year-old soaked in ...Continue Reading...
Nanny Hui Kahu passes, one of the longest standing kuia in Patea Maori club
(Stuff) The most memorable voice of New Zealand hit song Poi-E has lost her battle with cancer. “Nanny” Hui Kahu, 73, died this morning at her home in Hawera. Known best for her work as the vocalist and poi soloist for the Patea Maori Club, those close to her say her death has left ...Continue Reading...
Akopai Marae 25th Anniversary Celebrations
Akopai Marae will be celebrating their 25th anniversary between 2nd May at the Karori Campus, University of Victoria. On the morning of May 2, 1987, the wharenui at Akopai marae was opened under the guidance of tohunga Pateriki Rei (Te Arawa, Ngati Toarangatira), Huirangi Waikerepuru (Tangahoe, ...Continue Reading...
Whanau Hapu o Parahaki Marae Nukutawhiti Mangakahia Huihuinga and Wananga
Huihuinga and Wananga to be held for Whanau Hapu o Parahaki Marae, Nukutawhiti, Mangakahia, Whangarei: Powhiri on Friday 4th May 6pm @ Parahaki Marae. Kaupapa: History of the rohe o Nukutawhiti, Waiata session and developing constitutional framework for the Marae. Concludes Sunday 6th May. For ...Continue Reading...
Student loan ‘holiday’ slashed to one year
(AAP) Student loan holders heading overseas will have to start repaying their loan after just one year following a law change. Borrowers were previously allowed to spend up to three years overseas before they had to make loan repayments. They will now have to apply for the one-year repayment ...Continue Reading...
Top three roopu from Australia kapahaka going to Matatini 2013
1st place-Raranga Whanui (1st time entrants from New South Whales) 2nd place-Turanga Ake (group made of Gisborne whanui living in Australia 3rd place-Nga Manu Waiata-from Victoria Australia Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 EmailContinue Reading...
Rena salvage on as waves pound wreck
(AAP) The stern section of the cargo ship Rena is 97 per cent under water and the salvage is on hold as heavy seas continue to smash the stricken ship off the coast of Tauranga. Bay of Plenty residents are being warned to prepare for fresh oil and debris to wash ashore after another spell [...]Continue Reading...
InsideOut3 art from a prisoners perspective
Exhibition of Prisoner artwork including traditional and contemporary indigenous artworks Following the successful award-winning shows in 2010/11 and in collaboration with the Department of Corrections, Mairangi Arts Centre advises that this third annual exhibition will open on April 1 until ...Continue Reading...
CEDING SOVEREIGNTY AND RANGATIRATANGA TO THE CROWN
In the article below Professor Margaret Mutu examines the relevant sections of each of the Deeds of Settlement of Te Aupouri, Rarawa and Ngai Takoto to demonstrate how they individually and collectively attempt to disenfranchise the whanau and hapu who make up those iwi. An increasing number of ...Continue Reading...
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