Tag: Te Karere

Tūhoe Festival – nurturing the iwi’s future

Tuhoe is looking to the future following their biennial festival held over the weekend in Ruatoki. A crowd of over 20,000 attended the festival in the Bay of Plenty area to re-engage with their culture at home. Among them was our reporter Kereama Wright. The Tuhoe Festival – connecting people together. The festival is about…

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Moko Foundation nurturing tomorrow’s leaders

He’s the doctor who likes to walk the talk and this time he is prescribing mentors to rangatahi in Te Tai Tokerau. Northland’s Dr Lance O’Sullivan’s Moko Foundation has launched a programme that pairs up youngsters with Maori business, education, health and entertainment leaders. Irena Smith has more. He’s known for uplifting his people, and…

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Miromoda continues to nurture Māori fashion designers

For almost a decade, Miromoda has been nurturing the development of Maori fashion designers. And as Te Rina Kowhai reports, designers are branching out from Maori designs and are exploring themes such as post-colonisation. From garments to suit any occasion to unisex streetwear clothing. 10 Maori designers showcased this year most with Maori concepts. Designer…

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Te Purapura Ora creates safe, nurturing environments for Māori children

A new initiative in Te Tai Rawhiti is teaching whanau about Maori models of caring for tamariki. Te Aitanga a Hauiti hauora in Uawa (Tolaga Bay) is helping new parents to bring their children up with a sense of connection of knowing who they are and where they come from. Irena Smith has the story….

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