Rangatahi Film: Greatness is a Lofty Mountain
Kia ora whanau. We love to support Rangatahi efforts and received this awesome message about a film that reflects on the connection between people and the environment. “Kia ora Potaua. Is there any chance you can help us out by broadcasting one of our stunning films created by a small group of ...Continue Reading...
TV Commercial Auditions, Rotorua
To whom it may concern My name is Neill Rea. I am a casting director with an Auckland company called Fly. We cast television commercials and series and we have been engaged to find the lead talent for a new TV commercial shooting in Rotorua. Destination Rotorua Marketing are behind this ...Continue Reading...
Equal pay for equal work, Te Ururoa Flavell
The Maori Party is strongly opposing the Starting Out wage package, which establishes a youth wage at 80% of the minimum wage in New Zealand for 16 and 17 year olds in the first six months of work with a new employer. “We have always pushed for an increase to the minimum wage in recognition [...]Continue Reading...
VOTE for ARAHIA AND TAHU to be on NZ’s Got Talent!!
Music plays all day, every day in our whare and the artists who are heard the most (and the loudest) are Arihia and Tahu, a talented pair of rangatahi who are looking for your help and your vote. “We have been singing together for fun since we were really young and started singing ...Continue Reading...
Whakaue boy gains insight into NZ banking system (and gets to hold $1M)
By Amy Childs (Waiariki Journalism School) A Rotorua Boys High School student was given the chance to hold $1 million cash when he visited the Reserve Bank of New Zealand recently. Bailey Lacey-Rameka was one of six local Year 10 students who travelled to Wellington as part of a RBNZ Pukaki ...Continue Reading...
Poverty hurting our kids’ education – Mahuta
“Far too many Kiwi kids are living in poverty and new research has confirmed their health and educational outcomes will suffer as a result,” says Labour’s Education spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta. A University of Otago study using seven years of longitudinal survey data shows that the ...Continue Reading...
Tauranga’s Urban Dance Hysteria qualify for International World Fitness and Hip Hop Competition
Training hundreds of hours, attending competitions all over the North Island – our youth do just that, and sacrifice lots of free time to practice and give 200% on stage for their audience, their families, their coach, their team and themselves. There are so many issues today that youth in ...Continue Reading...
Inspiring Youth Wins Best Project Award
Mamaeroa Merito was recognised for her achievements last night at the Community Trust Power Awards for Youth. Alongside four other (secondary school year 13) highly regarded recipients, Mamaeroa was not only recognised for her achievements but won the overall award for the “Best Youth Project ...Continue Reading...
Rising Star: Rarua Tahuriorangi embraces culture (DailyPost)
This week’s Rising Star is Rotorua Lakes High School Year 13 student Rarua Tahuriorangi (centre) who is flanked by friends Tasmynn Galvin-Keefe, 16, (left) and Kapaiariki Tahuriorangi, 16. A star in the making, Rarua Tahuriorangi is a female leader of her school’s successful kapa ...Continue Reading...
Next Miss Aotearoa needs te reo
(Yvonne Tahana, NZ Herald) There will be no embarrassing Miss New Zealand-type spats at the Miss Aotearoa pageant, the organiser says of the contest which begins today in Hawkes Bay. Angela Cudd, 23, from Ngati Porou, won the indigenous title in 2010 but is now the pageant director after the ...Continue Reading...
- Hone Harawira to attend tangihanga of Nelson Mandela
- Opening of the Ki-o-Rahi Akotanga Iho Field, Waitangi – Tariana Turia
- Maori Party applauds release of child poverty and hardship measures
- Free Rotorua inner city parking receiving a positive response
- Teke Talk brings wahine voices, spoken word and poetry to Rotorua
- Maori in ICT continue to grow