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Food evolution and health in Aotearoa

Our focus at Local Food Northland is about the shift from industrial food systems to sustainable food systems. For us to better understand our current food system reality, we look back to look forward. 574 more words

Te Rerenga Kōrero – Eke Tangaroa!

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori – The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. 31 more words

New Zealand

Harawira slams Maori Party land bill

Hone Harawira has shown that the agreement between the Mana and Maori parties to co-operate over electorate campaigns to improve each party’s chances of election success doesn’t extend to agreement over policies.

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NZ Politics

Survivance, Art, and Empire

Going back through my recent blogs, I realize I haven’t been writing much. But then I remembered school work, and the fact that in the past few months I’ve passed my comprehensive exams, applied for three major funding opportunities, taught class, kept my cats and self alive, and excelled in my own coursework. 264 more words

View Of The Lens

Experience the Trilogy Part 1 -- Te Puia Maori Village and Geyser ~T

Our sunrise view — we love home exchanges!

Our time near Rotorua has been structured around a combined attraction ticket called “Experience the Trilogy” — it gives us a discount on entry to three regional attractions. 601 more words


Family Court v Māori: removing a Māori girl from her kura to please her Pākehā father

If you haven’t watched Native Affairs this week, I advise you do this first:



In case you’ve not the time or inclination, the crux of the story is that the Family Court has recently ruled that a young girl enrolled by her Māori mother in a kura kaupapa Māori after kōhanga reo be removed from any Māori immersion environment because her Pākehā father (who has shared custody) does not support her attending kura and feels excluded as he can’t speak Māori. 745 more words