Parekawhia Mclean | Waikato Tainui launches education plan|
Waikato-Tainui has launched an education plan that it hopes will see all members connected with their marae, 80 percent fluent in te reo Maaori, and all members aged 15-plus with an education qualification by 2050.The plan, named Ko te Mana Maatauranga, is aligned to the goals of the tribes 50-year high level strategic plan, Whakatupuranga 2050, and has been developed following extensive research, and consultation with tribal members and the education sector.
Pem Bird | Kotuku Rerenga Tahi Birds of a Single Flight- Eminent Visitors to attend Conference|
Nga Kura a Iwi who are holding their regular national conference at the Rotorua Holiday Inn on this Friday and Saturday 3rd and 4th July are in jubilant and expectant mood. The large turnout of 300 plus comprising Principals, Teachers, Boards of Trustees and Iwi representatives are looking forward in keen anticipation to a world class line up of keynote speakers.
David Harrison | ANZ unveils new Matariki ATM surrounds|
To kick off a month-long celebration of all things David Harrison is on the Committe of the ANZ Maori and Pasifika Staff Group Maori, ANZ ATMs at several locations around the country will feature special Matariki themed surrounds.
Shaun Keenan | Ngati Te Whiti Marae|
Ngati Te Whiti have had the blessing for the whenua on which the mana whenua of Ngamotu / New Plymouth will build their marae
Robert Eruera | Putahitanga an exhibition from Sir George Grey Special Collections|
The opening of Putahitanga at Central City Library. Putahitanga will also present an exhibition from Sir George Grey Special Collections
Arapeta Hakiwai | Kaumatua kapa haka at Te Papa this weekend|
Kaumatua groups from around the country perform kapa haka from the First World War era. Included will be memorable classics such as ˜Te Ope Tuatahi" by Sir Apirana Ngata and ˜E Pari Ra" by Paraire Tomoana. The most beautiful kapa haka event in the country, the New Zealand Post Kaumatua Kapa Haka festival is part of Te Papa's events to celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year.
Peeni Henare | Politics and kaupapa|
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare with his weekly catch up
Rahera Shortland | Te Kohanga Reo o Hineteiwaiwa clebrates 20 year anniversary|
Te Kohanga Reo o Hineteiwaiwa clebrates 20 year anniversary