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September 11, 2017

1. Nōhea rawa! — No way! 2. Ehara, ehara! — For sure! 3. I wāu nei hoki— Harden up 4. Āe mārika — Yes, indeed 5. Nā whai anō — It’s no wonder 6. Mā te aha i tēnā — That’s better than nothing 7. Kei te āhua o… — It depends on … 8. Mea rawa ake — Nek minnit 9. Kia meatia! — So […]

September 11, 2017

Ko Ahumairangi te maunga Ko Ngā Mokopuna te wharekai Ko Te Tumu Herenga Waka te wharenui Ko Te Herenga Waka te marae Ko Ngāi Māori te iwi   Ko Te Herenga Waka tō tātou marae i te whare wānanga nei. He whare wānanga i ngā kaupapa katoa o te ao e noho nei tātou, he […]

August 14, 2017

The word “taonga” as used in Te Tiriti has been on my mind a lot lately, as Matariki rises and has brought us a new year. Obviously the concept of “taonga” is much more than ownership of physical properties. As this new year awakens, I mihi to our whenua, our reo, and kaumātua, our mātauranga, […]

May 15, 2017

Rurea taitea, kia tū ko taikākā anake Rurea taitea, kia tū ko taikākā anake   Ka huri au ki Ahumairangi, Heteri tipua, heteri tawhito Kei ngā tātai ihoiho o ngā maunga whakahī o Tuawhakarere.   Tēnei te kōkō korokī o te Whānau o Te Herenga Waka E nanaiore ana ki te piki ake i te […]

August 14, 2016

Muia katoa te ao Māori ki ngā whakanikonikotanga o te toi Māori, te whakairo, te raranga, te tāmoko, te aha atu, te aha atu.  Katoa ēnei ariā he mea whakatairanga i te ao Māori me ōna katoa.  He mea nui anō hoki ngā momo toi ki te tuakiri o te iwi Māori me te tangata […]

September 20, 2015

I tēnei tau i tito tētahi o ngā tauira i te waiata nēi. Ko te mātu, ko te kiko o tēnei waiata e aro atu ana ki te pou tuarongo, te pou tokomanawa, ā , te pou tāhūhū .Ka tū whakahihi ana ēnei pou i rō te whare, nā ko te whare o Ngāi Tauira. […]

July 26, 2015

Ko Te Herenga Waka tō tātou marae i te whare wānanga nei. He whare wānanga i ngā kaupapa katoa o te ao e noho nei tātou, he tāhūhū kōrero anō mō ngā kōrero o nehe. E kīia ana ma ngā tauira e kuhu atu ana ki tōna poho e whakaara ake ōna pou, kei reira […]

March 3, 2014

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.

September 24, 2012

The current situation with the ownership of water is one that has sharks on all sides. For its part the Crown has known full well, since the 1800s that there is an issue.