Viewport width =
March 3, 2014 | by  | in Opinion |
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

Māori Matters

Kei ngā māitiiti kua tae tata mai, kua tae tawhiti mai ki Te Whare Wānanga o Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui ki te ako i ngā tini kaupapa hei painga ano mō tatau, tēnā koutou. Kei ngā ika-a-Whiro kua hoki mai ki tenei whare wānanga a tatau, ka nui ngā mihi kia kotou, otira tatau.

Welcome fledglings, from across the nation, to VUW!

If you’re keen, there is a Kapa Haka Meeting/Waiata Hour this Monday at 4.30 pm in the Ngāi Tauira Common Rooms. Everyone is welcome!

The Ngāi Tauira Executive would like to welcome all Ngāi Tauira members to our Annual General Meeting that’ll be held on 20 March at 6 pm. Nau mai haere mai! Kapa Haka beforehand, kai and drinks afterwards. Come. Plz.

First year can be challenging; new lifestyle, people, places. But it can also be epic if you want it to be. We’ve combined our years of experience to come up with some ways how.

 

How to: Do first year as a Māori student

  1. Don’t judge people on how they spend their course-related costs. In return, they may judge you less about your life choices.
  2. Turn up to NT events, so you’re first on the list when it comes to Huinga Tauira selection.
  3. Even if you think you won’t need it, just pack that raincoat. The Fresher Five you gain is harder to notice under more layers anyway.
  4. Use the Student Support services around campus. Most likely you have helped pay for them.
  5. That includes Mauri Ora. Especially if you’ve been too ‘Mauri ora’ down there lately.
  6. Check out Te Herenga Waka Marae; it may well become your home away from home these next few years.
  7. Learn to enjoy climbing hills.

We’ll be in the Hub Tuesday to Thursday, so come sign up with us if you haven’t already. We have a performance in the Hub at 12 pm on Tuesday.

 

Make sure to check out our new Ngāi Tauira Facebook page at:

www.facebook.com/ngaitauiraVUW

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

About the Author ()

Comments are closed.

Recent posts

  1. An (im)possible dream: Living Wage for Vic Books
  2. Salient and VUW tussle over Official Information Act requests
  3. One Ocean
  4. Orphanage voluntourism a harmful exercise
  5. Interview with Grayson Gilmour
  6. Political Round Up
  7. A Town Like Alice — Nevil Shute
  8. Presidential Address
  9. Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?
  10. Sport
1

Editor's Pick

In Which a Boy Leaves

: - SPONSORED - I’ve always been a fairly lucky kid. I essentially lucked out at birth, being born white, male, heterosexual, to a well off family. My life was never going to be particularly hard. And so my tale begins, with another stroke of sheer luck. After my girlfriend sugge