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Ngai Tauira

Ngai Tauira

by / February 27, 2012 / No Comments

Kia ora koutou katoa I te tuatahi me mihi ki te matua nui I te rangi, nana nei nga mea katoa. Tuarua ki o tatou nei tini mate kua wehe kei tua o te arai, haere, haere, haere atu ra. No reira, apiti hono tatai hono te hunga mate ki te hunga mate. Apiti hono [...]

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Ngai Tauira – A Rant From A Former Maori Teacher Trainee

Ngai Tauira – A Rant From A Former Maori Teacher Trainee

by / March 7, 2011 / [ 2 Comments ]

So you want to be a teacher? Well, that is a beautiful ambition, but do you have what it takes to be an educator of the next generation? In particular, do you have what it takes to be a Maori teacher working within the framework of Government Policy? As we are all aware, Maori teachers [...]

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Ngai Tauira

Ngai Tauira

by / February 21, 2011 / 1 Comment

My name is Victor Manawatu and I am the current Tumuaki of Ngai Tauira. On behalf of Ngai Tauira I would like to give a big welcome to all our new students and those returning to study. Ngai Tauira is the Maori Students’ Association here at Victoria University of Wellington and is in a Treaty [...]

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Te Kupu a te Tumuaki

Te Kupu a te Tumuaki

by / July 26, 2010 / No Comments

I haere mai i Hawaiki mai tawhiti, i Tawhiti Nui, i Tawhiti Roa, i Tawhiti Pāmamao, i irihia, i te hono i wairua, i te wahi e tupu noa mai ana te rahurahu, hei rahurahutia e te ringa o te tangata. Tihei mauri ora. Ki a koutou katoa, ngā tauira, ngā kaiako, ngā kaimahi katoa [...]

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Mātauranga Māori: Māori in Education

Mātauranga Māori: Māori in Education

by / July 27, 2009 / No Comments

Māori in tertiary education have come under much scrutiny of late thanks to Pita Sharples’ recent comments calling for open access for Māori into University study. Whether or not we agree with Pita Sharples, the comment has succeeded in generating a wide debate throughout the country and has brought into the minds of the people [...]

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Kōrero o te Tumuaki

Kōrero o te Tumuaki

by / July 27, 2009 / No Comments

Kō ngā kōrero o te Tumuaki Ko Tapuae o Uenuku te Maunga Ko Waiautoa te Awa Ko Te Tai o Marokura te Moana No Kaikoura te Whenua Ko Takahanga te Marae Ko Marukaitatea te Whare Tipuna Ko Ngāti Kurī te Hapu Ko Ngai Tahu te iwi Ko Victor Manawatu ahau I te tuatahi me mihi [...]

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