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...
Film Screening of Maori Boy Genius in HB
Tena koutou e nga whanau e nga hapu o Ngati Kahungunu. Takitimu waka whakawhiti atu ki Te Tairawhiti, To all our friends, family, associates, support people of our community in Hawke’s Bay; our family wishes to inform you that our film Maori Boy Genius directed by Auckland film maker ...Continue Reading...
Manaakitia a tatou Tamaariki Children’s Commissioner, Young People’s Reference Group.
We invite you to distribute the following information and application form to taiohi aged between 12 and 16 years or students in year nine to eleven that you are connected to, to apply to join the Children’s Commissioner’s Young People’s Reference Group. E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga parikaranga ...Continue Reading...
Registrations open for council’s ‘Driver Directions’ course
Rotorua District Council (RDC) is taking registrations for its October Driver Directions course for young drivers wanting to get valuable driving skills and practice on a safe off-road environment. The free course is on Tuesday 9 October at Taupo Motorsport Park. Driver Directions involves ...Continue Reading...
The Police Detention Legal Assistance (PDLA) service
Kia ora I am circulating information about this scheme for distribution because many people, especially rangatahi, are not aware that they are entitled to speak with a lawyer under this scheme, even if they are only being questioned and have not yet been charged with an offence. Help when ...Continue Reading...
Finding the next Maori Einstein
Kia ora whanau Whangaia te manu o te ngahere ki te miro, nana te ngahere. Whangaia te tamaiti ki te matauranga, nona te Ao! Feed the bird of the forest the miro berry and he will own the forest. Feed the child knowledge and he will own the world. We had a great day today [...]Continue Reading...
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