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AuthorGeorgia Tarāni Gifford

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August 5, 2019

“Mmmm reminds me that I’m brown. A little bit dry until you take your second bite. I would smash five.” – G Vaeau    You know that saying ‘if you know, you know’? Mama Rere’s Island Doughnuts is the epitome of that saying. They can be found at the Porirua Markets in Waitangirua. Find the […]

August 5, 2019

When the people have disappeared, the land remains.   Ko taku whenua taku ūkaipō, taku tūranga waewae, te wāhi e moe roa ai ō mātou tīpuna. Ko te whenua tā rātou waihotanga mai mo te reanga ake. Ko te whenua, te mauri o te tangata, te kapa o tōna manawa. Ko mātou ngā uri o […]

February 25, 2019

Kia orana koutou katoatoa,   Ko Georgia Gifford tōku ingoa, nō Tongareva henua mai au.   Turou, turou! Aere mai, ‘oro mai ki te hāpī o Vikitoria. Firstly, I want to say a huge welcome to all our Pasifika students joining us at Vic this year! You are all #pasifikageniuses and have made it so […]

October 15, 2018

Tēnā tātau, It’s your sis Geo, and as y’all should already know, last week was Mental Health Awareness Week, so I thought it would be fitting to write about thoughts I had during a mental health hui a couple weeks back with Green Party MP Chloe Swarbrick. Let’s just say that upon arriving, my first […]

April 9, 2018

Turou, turou! We are Victoria University’s Cook Island Students Association, more commonly known as VUWCIA. We understand that coming to University can be a bit of a culture shock and an overwhelming experience for some. If you’re feeling a bit lost in this new, unfamiliar chapter of your life, we would be honoured to fill […]

September 11, 2017

I te tau nei ka tae ngā whakataetae Ngā Manu Kōrero ki tōna tau 52, ka tū ki te rohe o Taranaki. He whakataetae tēnei mā ngā kura tuarua ka tū ki ngā reo e rua, Pākehā mai, Māori mai, Teina mai (tau 9, tau 10) Tuakana mai (tau 11–13). Mai i te rohe o […]

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