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International Student Noho Marae Weekend

One of the classes I’m taking is International Noho Marae – Indigenous Encounters of a Māori Kind. It is a popular paper (aka course) for study abroad students because it includes a cultural weekend stay at the AUT Marae (a traditional Māori meeting-house). 406 more words

Te Kupu o Te Wiki - Ātaahua (beautiful)

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori we are publishing weekly kupu (words) and phrases that can be used with children.

Whakataukī 85 more words


ABC Rotorua Sunset's Maori Language Week

ABC Rotorua Sunset had an amazing Maori language week, we would like to thank all our parents and also Sunset Primary for all their support. The children have been learning so much throughout the week – hongi, waiata, soap carvings, costumes poi making and concerts.  28 more words


Someone give New Zealand's anthem some lasers!

New Zealand is in the middle of trying to change its flag, the above ‘laser kiwi’ clearly being the best entry so far (you can see all 10,292 (!) proposals… 255 more words

National Anthems

Week Two - Still quite green

I’m relatively new to journalism and some would say that I’m quite green to this side of the world. I have previously worked with iwi radio and some would say that it was the breeding ground of many Maori broadcasters in this day and age. 245 more words


Whaikōrero - Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Rāhoroi

Whaikōrero – is an art form.
Kōrero Māori – is possible for all of us.

Te Aka defines whaikōrero as: Formal eloquent language using imagery, metaphor, whakataukī, pepeha, kupu whakaari, relevant whakapapa and references to tribal history is admired. 349 more words


Jillyan's Adventures Pt.5 Days 9-11

Day 9: Full On Challenge

It was the day that I had been dreading and looking forward to. The Full On day is supposed to be about team building, gaining self-confidence, and pushing you outside the box. 765 more words