#Anonymous challenges NZ govt decision to spy on its citizens #opKiwiFreedom #GCSB #TICS
The government will now have the right to read your emails, your text messages, both your digital AND and analogue communication. Only last week Anonymous took down the GCSB website using a Denial of Service attack (DoS). Prior to the law being passed NZ was only allowed to spy on non-citizens, ...Continue Reading...
Twitter captures reaction and damage of severe Wellington quake #eqnz (+photos)
Once again the best way to find out what is happening during major events is to check Twitter. The following photo were shared there and detail reaction to the quake as well as the aftermath. Strong aftershocks continue to hit the region after a 6.2 struck the area around Seddon just before 3pm ...Continue Reading...
Strong/Severe aftershocks continue to hit Wellington and surrounding areas #eqnz
More then 16 strong and severe quakes are rattling the Lower North Island centred around Seddon, though in the last few minutes they have been decreasing in severity. The same area which saw a severe quake hit only a month ago. Reports of damage are slowing starting to come in, there have not ...Continue Reading...
Kahungunu buys historic station
(WaateaNews) Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated has bought one of the North Island’s biggest sheep and cattle stations.The 3680ha Tautane has been owned by the Herrick family for 111 years. It includes 12 kilometres of coast including Cape Turnagain. Tautane is the place where Henare Matua ...Continue Reading...
3D printed Maori-inspired iPhone cases a huge hit on Facebook (+video +photos)
It was always going to happen, and sooner rather then later. We dreamed of doing it once but of course were beaten to the punch so when we saw these pretty darn cool looking iPhone cases making the rounds on Facebook the other day (the post we saw had over 1.2K likes!), we wanted to […]Continue Reading...
Why NZ needs to change it’s view of Maori & Chinese relations
(NZ Herald, by Mai Chen) I had a glimpse of the future last weekend at the Taniwha Dragon conference held by Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples, which linked the similarities between the Maori and Chinese cultures with doing more business and trade together. Significantly this happened in the ...Continue Reading...
Ben Kingsley wears moko as half-Maori war hero
TW.com Eds: your thoughts e hoa ma? Feedback from Facebook is has been overwhelmingly positive, which is interesting, because in the past this has not been the case. Most feel that because it is Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley who is known for being highly devoted to his roles (he did play ...Continue Reading...
Whanau sends word that Labour MP Parekura Horomia has died
TW.com Eds: Nga mihi aroha whanau, as soon as we receive word as to tangihanga details we will be sure to post. Moe mai ra Matua Parekura. (NZ Herald) Labour MP Parekura Horomia has died, the NZ Herald has confirmed. The 62-year-old had been seriously ill and was resting at home with his ...Continue Reading...
Flight against Cancer
Flight Against Cancer is an event organised by Chump Change Fitness in association with Wellington businesses. Join them for an evening of food and entertainment provided by Brannigan Kaa Toni Huata Ngahiwi Apanui Howard McGuire Elena The event also features an auction with all proceeds going ...Continue Reading...
Tuia Te Ako 2013 – Introducing our Keynote Speakers
Tuia Te Ako 2013 is honoured to feature three highly-respected keynote speakers. Here we introduce you to the topics they will address at next month’s hui in Otaki. TUIA TE AKO 2013 Introducing the hui keynote presenters [sws_frames ...Continue Reading...
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