Maori Party applauds release of child poverty and hardship measures
Maori Party Co-leader and the deputy chair of the Ministerial Committee on Poverty, Tariana Turia has applauded the brave partnership that has produced the Child Poverty Monitor. “The Children’s Commissioner, Otago University’s Child and Youth Epidemiology Service and JR McKenzie Trust have ...Continue Reading...
Gisborne home to highest proportion of te reo Maori speakers
Results from the 2013 Census show Gisborne is the home of te reo Maori speakers in Aotearoa, with nearly 1 in 6 people able to hold a conversation in the language. The information was released as part of the latest batch of census results from Statistics New Zealand. In releasing the results, ...Continue Reading...
Supporting Aspiring Maori Women Leaders
The Federation of Maori Authorities is hosting Maori women leaders from across New Zealand in Wellington at its second annual Huihuinga Wahine Maori Women’s Leadership Summit at the Amora Hotel Wellington on Thursday 5 December. Federation Chairman Traci Houpapa says the summit is an invaluable ...Continue Reading...
Panui for Whanau in Sydney: Ngati Awa, Tuhoe, Mataatua
Tena Koe, I have whanau in Australia who are trying to connect with any members of whanau of Ngatiawa/Tuhoe and Mataatua Waka who know about the marae if any or whare for our mokopuna and her roopu to stay during the Kapa Haka competitions held in Sydney in the New Year. Please help us help [...]Continue Reading...
Anti Treaty campaigner jailed 24 years for arson and holding sex slave for 22 years
(Stuff.co.nz) Northland farmer, anti-Treaty of Waitangi campaigner and Far North mayoral candidate Allan Titford has been jailed for 24 years on sex and violence charges. Found guilty on 39 charges but protected by name suppression until today, he was sentenced in High Court in Whangarei. ...Continue Reading...
Council to test Rotorua 2030 vision with community
Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick and councillors have drafted a bold vision of what they want Rotorua to be like by 2030 and are about to test their proposals with the community to ensure their proposed future direction has public support. ‘Rotorua 2030’ sets out seven major long term goals, along ...Continue Reading...
Powerful night of poetry and spoken word coming to Rotorua #TekeTalk
“Psalms of the Revolution” is a unique forum, created in 2012 as a means for Writers, Poets and Speakers to engage with and reflect the realities of this generation. Poetry and Spoken Word were the mediums chosen to express Emancipation Kaupapa. This year’s event, “TEKE TALK: Psalms of the ...Continue Reading...
City to forest ‘share with care’ cycling pathway under construction along Fenton Street
Works are currently underway on a new ‘share with care’ pathway for cyclists and pedestrians along a major stretch of Fenton Street. The Rotorua District Council (RDC) project will offer cyclists a safe off-road link from the inner city (from Amohou/Fenton streets intersection) all the way to ...Continue Reading...
Kuia sought for new tv series
Kia ora tatau, I am a researcher for a NEW TV SHOW called KUIA which will be a 26 part series going to air next year on Maori TV. KUIA aims to archive a generation; their stories and experiences throughout their lives. I am trying to find kuia who are willing and able to participate [...]Continue Reading...
- 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
- Chris McKenzie to run for Te Tai Hauauru