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  • 26 November, 2021

    New community outreach approach to Rongoā in Rotorua

    A new “community outreach” approach is being taken to teaching Rongoā (traditional Māori healing) in Rotorua.

  • 20 November, 2020

    Making a difference with mātauraga Māori

    Ruby - Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Hine, Ngāi Te Rangi - says the social services sector had always appealed as a field to work in after growing up watching her parents always helping others – both in their work and personal lives.

  • 19 November, 2020

    Raranga and whatu provide deep rewards

    Besides producing work of great beauty, raranga and whatu offer a way to connect with tīpuna and to one's inner self, as well as providing spiritual healing, say kaiako and tauira involved in a community exhibition in Te Kūiti.

  • 19 November, 2020

    Sponsorship to help grow Waka Ama in lower North Island

    A new event sponsorship for lower North Island waka ama events scheduled for the next two weekends will help contribute to growing the number of people involved in the sport.

  • 17 November, 2020

    Te reo o te Pākehā taha rua - the voice of a Pākehā of two sides

    Fluent te reo speaker James Barnes straddles the Māori and Pākehā worlds, as well as the shared space between, armed with well-honed skills developed from a rare set of experiences for a Pākehā.

  • 17 November, 2020

    Sounds of healing and connection

    Keil Caskey has been moulding a new generation of traditional Māori musical instruments by using uku (clay) to create them.

  • 16 November, 2020

    Combing out the power of addiction

    A tactile traditional taonga which combines a healing cultural narrative with the latest hi-tech techniques is showing strong promise in helping Māori wāhine to empower themselves, tackle harmful habits and stay smoke free while hapū (pregnant).

  • 16 November, 2020

    Wero laid down to state film and TV funders

    Film and television industry veteran Hineani Melbourne is laying down a wero (challenge) for state funders to do more to support the Māori screen industry so that its potential is fully realised.

  • 30 October, 2020

    Leading the charge for change

    Janifa Bhamji is a woman on a mission. She’s in her fourth year of study towards the Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in Māngere and can’t wait to put what she has learned into action.

  • 30 October, 2020

    Taringa heads to te Tai Tokerau

    Taringa, the award-winning podcast which covers all aspects of te ao Māori – in both English and te reo Māori – will be recorded and streamed live from the Kaitaia campus of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa on November 10.

  • 30 October, 2020

    Digital slice of ancient art in Ōpōtiki

    In what’s believed to be a world first, the latest digital design techniques are being applied to an ancient Māori art.

  • 28 October, 2020

    Krystal’s caring shines through

    Rotorua’s Krystal Roberts has been having a very busy but successful 2020. In the third and final year of her He Korowai Ākonga (Bachelor of Education – Primary Teaching) degree at the Waiwhero campus of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, she’s also taken part in the Miss Rotorua contest where she was second runner-up in the Mana Wahine section.

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