Opinion

July 26, 2015

Ko te kaupapa whānui o Ngā Taura Umanga he poipoi i te whaiora o te iwi Māori, ka mutu, ko tō mātou aronga matua ko te tautoko i te iwi Māori kia eke rātou ki ngā taumata ikeike i roto i ngā kaupapa ūmanga katoa. Ko mātou te rōpū tauira Māori mō ngā mahi pākihi, […]

July 26, 2015

E kaha kōrerotia ana a Ngā Tamatoa nō te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau. Mōhio rānei koe ki te rōpū nā tēnei wānanga nei, Te Rōpū Reo Māori? Tēnā, kia whakamāramahia e au. 1969 te tau. I puta i a Koro Dewes te whakaaro kia whakatūria tētahi rōpū kōkiri i ngā kaupapa o te wā […]

July 26, 2015

“Ko tōku reo tōku ohooho, ko tōku reo tōku māpihi mourea, ko tōku reo tōku whakakai mārihi, ko tōku reo tōku waka kawe, ko tōku reo ko au, ko au ko tōku reo” Nō te 29 o Pīpirī karapinepine ai ētahi o ngā ngākau nui o te reo Māori ki Te Herenga Waka Marae. Ko […]

July 26, 2015

As a student who is only starting out at university, learning to manage heavy workloads and keep up with lectures and tutorials, life can be both stressful and intimidating. We first years are still trying to find our feet, and for many of us it is our first time away from family. For many of […]

July 26, 2015

Kia ora, As a Pākehā with Dutch tipuna, it’s a privilege to be able to write a column for this special issue of Salient. Te Ao Mārama has been published for over 40 years now, having been first published during the push to revitalise Te Reo Māori in the 1970s. This magazine would’ve been one […]

July 26, 2015

He tohu mamae, he tohu maumahara: Tēnei te whakairi i ngā parekawakawa o ngā mate kua whetūrangi ki te pō, ōtira ki ngā kanohi kua tae, kua wehe i tō tātou whare wananga nei. He tohu maumaharatanga ki ngā mate, ki ngā mata o ngā tauira i eke nei ki te paepae tapu o Rangiāhuta. […]

July 26, 2015

He aha te mea nui o tenei ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. Basically, I think all of us have the ability to interpret our own observations and perceptions of this world. Our minds are limitless when it comes to our own understanding of the world and its existence. One person is able to […]

July 26, 2015

Ko te māramatanga o tōku nei ao, ko taku Māoritanga! Ko ngā waehanga matua o tōku nei ao, ko tōku tūrangawaewae, arā te tūāpapa, ko tōku whānau ngā mahurangi, ā, ko te reo Māori te hau takiwā. Nāu mai ki tōku ao! Ko Whāngārā te pūtahitanga o te tangata, te pārekereke o te kōrero. I […]

July 26, 2015

Ko te reo te mouri o te mana Māori. Arā anō te tūāpapa o taku ao, mohoa nei. Nōku e tamariki ana, tē paku aro i a au ki te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. I kuraina kētia au ki tētehi kura auraki kāore i aro pū nei ki te tuakiri o te tauira. Heoi […]