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Pacific Collection Access Project (PCAP) at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum

 Tenei au, e tu nei

hei hono-nga, ki nga waa o ona-mata,

tae noa ki tenei waa tonu

ki te whaka-puta i nga uri whaka-tipu… 1,012 more words


Celebrating Cook Islands Language Week 2016

Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo
To embrace my heritage, my language lives on

Sunday marked the start of…

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New Zealand

Polyclub 2016

The Polyclub performed yesterday to both the Junior and Senior Assembly. We have been working on this performance for the past three months, rehearsing after school and lots in the recent holidays. 50 more words


Unemployment and Ethnicity: Another Example of a Racist System

As I was giving unemployment statistics a cursory look, I was taken by this chart:

The national unemployment rate for 2015 (most recent ethnicity data I could find – next lot expected in early August) was 5.4%. 206 more words


Sound...or unsound?

The Archive of Māori and Pacific Music comprises an ethnographic sound collection relating to the Pacific which is of national and international significance.

Established in 1970 to promote research into the music of the indigenous people of New Zealand, the Māori, and those of the people of the Pacific Islands, its holdings today include material from most tribal groups of New Zealand and most Pacific Islands areas, commercial and field recordings of vocal and instrumental music, oral histories, stories and language resources. 563 more words


It's cool to kōrero

Six years ago when I worked at Careers New Zealand (formerly Career Services) I met and worked alongside two amazing career practitioners, Fiona and Huia.  Even though we ended up working in different organisations, we remained in touch, and in the past year met more regularly for dinner catch-ups. 246 more words