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...
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...
Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 6 by Olly Ohlson
As promised, this Walk Talk is about money. Money is directly associated with value and so I want to go into some detail about self value. Because we work with the mauri/energies of Earth Mother and Sky Father, we basically function in base two. i.e. a dual system as in: up and down, right and ...Continue Reading...
Teina Pora gagged for LIFE
(By Stuff.co.nz, EUGENE BINGHAM and PAULA PENFOLD) This story comes with a warning: there are authorities who would much rather we were not writing this, let alone have you read it. It traverses areas they believe threaten “the maintenance of the law” in this country. It concerns a ...Continue Reading...
Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 4, by Olly Ohlson
One of the messages contained in the poutama tukutuku is ‘no matter how much we learn, there is more to learn’ – I love that. It’s obvious that our wise ancestors communicated on many levels through oral as well as simple arts & craft forms so that stories were phrased and told in ...Continue Reading...
Central North Island Iwi Collective marks Historic Milestone
I riro whenua atu me hoki whenua mai. As land is taken, so it should be returned. In a historic milestone, the eight iwi who make up the Central North Island Iwi Collective celebrated the end of a key phase of their development by announcing the completion of the Mana Whenua process and the ...Continue Reading...
Upcoming Movie: The Dead Lands
Movies are a natural place for Maori, be it on screen, behind the camera, supporting the shoot or watching from the couch. That ability to share our view of the world and to engage with audiences through moving pictures and sound fascinated audiences back in 1927 with the release of Rudall ...Continue Reading...
Taku Haerenga (My Journey) by Missmaorigal
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...
Local vampires make their mark as the capital city transforms into ‘Vellington’
Local Wellington Vampires Vladislav the Poker and Viago von Blitzenberg unveiled their latest DIY masterpiece in Wellington tonight, the addition of a giant ‘V’ to the iconic Wellington sign. The local vampires (who bear a striking resemblance to local comedy heavyweights Taika ...Continue Reading...
Invitation to meet Big Data Futures Forum in Rotorua, Weds 11 June
Kia ora e te whanau, Re: Big Data Futures Forum to visit Rotorua, Weds 11 June at Te Puni Kokiri Office Are you interested in Data, or have heard about the changing world in relation to Big Data? With more information being gathered and shared, what does Data mean to your whanau, hapu, roopu, ...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