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Maori student wins fellowship for research into indigenous people’s use of social media

August 24, 2013 – 6:01 pm |

Massey University PhD candidate in Arts, Acushla Dee O’Carroll has been awarded a prestigious 2013 Fulbright-Harkness New Zealand Fellowship for her outstanding record of achievement and leadership.
As Massey University News outlines, Dee, who grew up …

Maori artist inspires with abstract paintings

August 21, 2013 – 8:38 am |

Te Pūtahi-a-Toi, Māori studies lecturer and contemporary Māori artist Israel Tangaroa Birch (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tawake, Ngāti Rakaipaaka) was one of 180 artists featured in the 5th Auckland Art Fair.
His abstract paintings were one …

Atamira: Largest Kiwi celebration of Maori culture in Auckland

August 16, 2013 – 5:00 pm |

The country’s largest three day celebration of Maori culture, held every second year in Auckland, will take place at the Cloud and Shed 10 on the Auckland waterfront September 6 to 8th 2013 and will …

Tribal marae of Aoteroa mapped out online

July 24, 2013 – 6:03 pm |

We Happyziners think this is a groovy idea!
Find your way to the tribal marae of Aotearoa New Zealand – through maps, information and photographs.
Marae are the centres of Māori identity and activity. Māori Maps provides …

Ngai Tahu Treaty Festival, Onuku Marae, Wednesday 6 February

February 1, 2013 – 10:19 am | One Comment

Ngai Tahu
Ngai Tahu Treaty Festival, Onuku Marae, Wednesday 6 February
This year Onuku Runanga is hosting the annual ‘Ngai Tahu Treaty Festival’ at Onuku Marae, Akaroa.
Discussion on the current review of the New Zealand Constitution, environmental …

National Maori language comps ensure te reo thrives amongst the young

September 16, 2012 – 7:43 pm |
National Maori language comps ensure te reo thrives amongst the young

16 Mahuru 2012
Ata Marie,
“Ko te reo te hā te mauri o te Māoritanga. The language is the very life-breath of being Māori” (Kāretu and Waite, 1988)
It seems suitable that the week following the article “Māori …

Forest & Bird welcomes Ngai Tuhoe settlement

September 13, 2012 – 7:51 pm |
Forest & Bird welcomes Ngai Tuhoe settlement

Forest & Bird media release for immediate use
 
Forest & Bird welcomes Ngai Tuhoe settlement
 
Independent nature conservation group Forest & Bird applauds the settlement between the Crown and Ngai Tuhoe announced today.
Forest & Bird General Manager …

Meet Happyzine’s new Maori good news reporter: Ani Kainamu

September 12, 2012 – 10:26 pm | 2 Comments
Meet Happyzine’s new Maori good news reporter: Ani Kainamu

1.  Who are you and what’s your role within Happyzine?
Nga mihi nui, Ko Ani Kainamu toku ingoa – Ko Ngapuhi te iwi , My name is Ani Kainamu and I am happy to be an …

Kaumātua lead by example: ‘it’s never too late to learn’

September 4, 2012 – 10:39 am |

Kaumātua proud to be NMIT students
 
Twelve Māori elders from Ngāti Koata iwi studying Te Reo Māori as part of Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology’s first “kaumātua class” are setting an example it’s never too …

Music profile: Matiu Te Huki ‘Let your light shine’

July 22, 2012 – 3:51 pm | One Comment

Check out this soulful photo of Matiu Te Huki using his powerful gift for onstage performance, singing and songwriting.  The man’s worth checking out, if you haven’t already discovered him.
What I love most about Matiu’s …

NPM-Fulbright Māori scholars graduate from Harvard

July 4, 2012 – 1:22 pm |

Nga Pai O Te Maramatanga
NPM-Fulbright Māori scholars graduate from Harvard
Fellow Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Graduate Award recipients Dan Bidois and Natalie Coates are among the newest Harvard University graduates. The award enabled …

PAO PAO PAO celebrates 10years of contemporary Maori music

June 6, 2012 – 2:11 pm |

Toi Māori Aotearoa
PAO PAO PAO celebrates 10years of contemporary Maori music
Image: At only sixteen years of age, Anania aka Majic Paora is already writing and singing songs for some of America’s top R’n’B and country …

Research shows sustainable design should look to indigenous concepts

June 5, 2012 – 3:06 pm |

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Indigenous Centre of Research Excellence
Research shows sustainable design should look to indigenous concepts
New research argues New Zealand could have had sustainable design principles for urban development in practice …

Rotorua Historical Site Receives Waahi Tapu Status

March 9, 2012 – 1:47 pm |

ROTORUA, Thursday 8th March 2012: The Government Gardens at Rotorua have just been registered by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust and the Māori Heritage Council as a Waahi Tapu area.
The Waahi Tapu area, known …

Māori Scholarships for telecommunications careers – apply now

January 30, 2012 – 1:37 pm |

Te Huarahi Tika Trust
2 Degrees
 
For Immediate Release                                              
24 January 2012
Māori Scholarships for telecommunications careers – apply now
Māori students interested in telecommunications careers now have some additional support in the form of scholarships from 2degrees and …

Hei Rere Mai – Mâori careers in telecommunications

November 3, 2011 – 8:37 am |
Hei Rere Mai – Mâori careers in telecommunications

Hei Rere Mai – Mâori careers in telecommunications

2degrees and its founding shareholder, the Hautaki Trust, have launched Hei Rere Mai (‘So You Can Fly’), a programme to increase Mâori participation in the telecommunications industry.
 
Announced …

Ka Pai! Atamira – Maori in the City 2011 A Huge Success!

October 9, 2011 – 8:35 pm |
Ka Pai! Atamira – Maori in the City 2011 A Huge Success!

Media Release
For immediate release
9 October, 2011
ATAMIRA – Maori in the City 2011, the largest three day festival celebrating all things Maori finished up today in Auckland with organisers reporting a resounding success, making a firm …

Atamira – Maori in the City 2011

September 22, 2011 – 4:48 pm |

Media Release
For immediate release
20 September, 2011
AUCKLAND — ATAMIRA – Maori in the City 2011, the largest three day celebration of Maori culture, will return to Auckland this October, the free festival is sponsored by Bank …

World Cup Flash Mob Haka Downtown Auckland: Ka Pai Maori TV!

September 9, 2011 – 11:54 pm | One Comment

Maori TV Video –
100 strong māori men bust out a haka to tautoko Māori Television and Rugby World Cup 2011. Mean Māori Mean!

“Manaakitanga” Theme for Māori Language Week 2011

July 9, 2011 – 3:28 pm |

“Manaakitanga” theme for Māori Language Week 2011
Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (The Māori Language Commission) have chosen “Manaakitanga” as the theme for Māori Language Week 2011.
““Manaakitanga” is a very …

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