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In the land of the long, white cloud.....

Kia Ora! (that’s “hello” in Maori)

We were in New Zealand or as the Maori people called it, Aotearoa (the land of the long white cloud).  298 more words


Maori Carving in Manukau

Brilliant Maori carving on a Manukau totem pole.

New Zealand

Labour doesn't deserve Maori vote

Maori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Labour doesn’t deserve the Maori vote.

‘I don’t believe they deserve our vote any more. I don’t believe they deserve our vote, I don’t believe they deserve the vote of the Pasifika people, because if there’s one thing I’ve noticed since coming through and being a Minister this time, is the very very poor resourcing of all Pasifika health, social services, you name it.’ 192 more words


Racism, Ignorance and CNN

The benefit of a communications degree from a liberal school in the very liberal Bay Area is being forced to look at national media with a critical eye. 373 more words


Personal Response - Maori Origins

One part of all tribal history I’ve always enjoyed is the stories passed down from generation to generation, and this is no different to the stories in the Maori culture. 363 more words


Show me the money: how our Treaty settlements aren't helping

In my community, I know that many of our Māori whānau are struggling. In my street, many of my neighbours are struggling.

Many of my neighbours have over crowded homes. 1,089 more words