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Cultural Festival

On Tuesday the 15th of August our kapahaka rōpu of about 80 students from all different cultures performed at the 2017 Cultural Festival. It was a big day with our dress rehearsal in the morning and the performance that same evening. 324 more words


Kotuku Rerenga Rua

A larger-than-life Māori academic is returned to the land of the living by the power of love and the strength of his culture.

Kotuku Rerenga Rua follows Kotuku Tibble’s struggle for love and redemption as he battles through physical and spiritual illness to become the husband, father and tribal leader he was meant to be. 16 more words


Maori poll semi interesting

Maori TV has done a poll through Reid Research. It has a large sample size of 2515, a low margin of error of 1.95, but it was conducted over a very eventful five weeks so it’s hard to know how useful it is. 137 more words


Competing in the Shadow of Colonialism

With thousands of spectators watching, muscular members of New Zealand’s national rugby team stand in front of their opponents chanting energetically, moving their bodies aggressively and making intimidating facial expressions as part of the… 962 more words

Digital Technology Consultation

With under two weeks to go until the closing of the Ministry of Education consultation on the Digital Technology Curriculum draft I thought I’d post this plea for anyone interested to make your voice heard. 448 more words

New Zealand

Welcome to a bi-cultural Aotearoa

Two weeks ago my family and I became New Zealand citizens.  We came here 10 years ago this coming January from the UK. Why did we choose New Zealand over any other country? 1,250 more words