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Posts Tagged ‘ Maori ’

He tangata, he tangata, he tangata*

Nov 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

*The people, the people, the people: “You just have to meet the people” is the result of a three-week diversity reporting project undertaken by Whitireia Journalism students.



‘You just have to meet the people’ – beyond mental health stigma

Nov 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Diversity, Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

As New Zealand wakes up to the enormity of the mental health issue, more and more of us are finding the will to tell our stories. The NewsWire team puts people at the heart of the story in a project culminating in this multi-media, interactive long read.



LISTEN: Māori broadcasting takes a hit as streaming options grow

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Māori needs to be embedded in mainstream media to survive. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



Streaming service looks to normalise Maori content

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

HEIHEI committed to normalising Māori through children programming



Te reo books for teens hard to find

Sep 26th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News



Communities proud of bilingual status, but say it’s not a race

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

WATCH: there is debate about which community was the first in the country to be bilingual.

But as NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT found when she visited Otaki, it is all about community, not competition.



Pipi Mā dolls say ‘kia ora’ to overseas whanau

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Most Popular, Radio News

LISTEN: Te reo Māori is proving to be popular overseas thanks to new technology



LISTEN: Māori talking dolls compliment Te Reo journey

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Māori speaking dolls are utilising technology to build te reo Māori. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



LISTEN: Artificial Intelligence proves powerful for Māori learners

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

LISTEN: Technology is changing how te reo Māori speakers are utilising conversational Māori.



LISTEN: Proud students say school haka unites them

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, News

Saint Bernard’s college students say their haka represents who they are. JAYDON TAMARUA reports:



Māori music celebration a good end to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The night at a Newtown bar involved songs from Te Kupu and Amba Holly. COURTNEY DAY reports.



WATCH: He kawhe koa? Wellingtonians try coffee reo

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A Wellington bilingual café uses coffee cards to help customers order coffee



Support not permission needed for bilingual towns

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Radio News

LISTEN: Rotorua tribe gives other iwis advice for becoming bilingual after they were so successful earlier this year.



Black Grace Dance is students’ amazing grace

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Black Grace provides workshops for Maori and Pacific dance classes at Te Auaha. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks with founder Neil Ieremia. Image: NICHOLAS HENDRICKS



Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



New Waka Ama – the unofficial sport of New Zealand

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

For Māori waka ama is steeped in culture, for others it is a sporting passion. ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections



LISTEN: Urban marae play increasingly important role

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

After the colonisation of New Zealand, displaced Māori began to establishing urban marae, as BRONTE WILSON reports.



Wellingtonians embracing Waitangi Day

Jan 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

With Waitangi Day approaching people in Wellington’s Civic Square had a chance to say what Waitangi Day means to them.



Hopes are high for new ministerial portfolio

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Prominent constitutional lawyer has high hopes for government’s new ministerial portfolio



Colonisation blamed for resistance to Te Reo

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Playwright draws on personal experience in new work

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

A personal experience of racism is the inspiration behind a new cabaret,  Christ (Church) Almighty. Victor Rodgers, a well known playwright and occasional Shortland Street actor, was in Wellington on Saturday, talking about his most recent work. The piece was inspired by an incident which saw him verbally attacked  for speaking Te Reo Maori by […]



Journalism award for te reo in prime time

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Radio News

Maiki Sherman, second time Maori journalist of the year says the experience has been humbling.



LISTEN: More Maori needed in journalism

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Māori journalism and books were celebrated in Wellington last night. ELIJAH HILL talks to one of the award winners about her dream for Māori in mainstream news.



WATCH: Sky Show off to Matariki with a bang

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

Wellington’s Guy Fawkes Day fireworks are no more. Next year they light up the mid-winter festival for Matariki. AIMEE EASTWOOD spoke to city councillor Jill Day about the move.



Marama Te Kira brings Te Reo to Te Papa and her life

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

As Te Reo in schools added to the political debate in the elections, AIMEE EASTWOOD listens to her experience.



TOP tops criminal justice policy election scorecard

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Advocacy group for youth in the criminal justice system produces a scorecard



WATCH: Te Reo marches down Lambton Quay

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

WATCH: About 5000 people march to start Maori Language week. ELIJAH Hill got among the crowd.



Cynicism high among Māori youth voters, but there is hope

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Student Features

What can be done about low youth and Maori voting numbers? AIMEE EASTWOOD attends Here We Go Again forum to find out.



WATCH: Te Papa’s Matariki celebrations light up winter.

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

The event saw music, the lighting of candles and a retelling of the Maori creation myth



Beneficiaries and Maori being hit hardest by rises in living costs

Jun 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Student Features

Statistics New Zealand has released a report showing the rising costs of tobacco and rent is affecting New Zealand’s poorest, particularly Maori and beneficiaries. AIMEE EASTWOOD investigates.



In search of the Maori journalist in Aotearoa New Zealand

Jun 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Maori are 15 percent of the population but only about eight percent of mainstream newsrooms. IRELAND HENDRY-TENNENT asks why.



LISTEN: Our native tongue in three homes.

May 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Māori language is struggling to survive colonisation. JADE WINTON-LOWE talks to three Te Reo speakers.



Japanese anime meets Maori myth in Wellington artist’s new mural

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ruaumoko mural by artist Taupuruariki Brightwell transforms Bond Street.



Indigenous languages to be put under the spotlight

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

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JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS.



Newswire Radio December 10th 2016

Dec 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Victoria University Marae celebrates 30 years

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



NZ Land Wars day announcement reminder of push for Parihaka

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.



Inequality and public perceptions a paradox

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Differences celebrated at Clyde Quay School thanks to diverse families

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.



Community spirit evident at Aro Valley hangi

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Community spirit is alive and well in the Aro Valley where a community hāngi proves a popular event.



New Creekfest celebrates great year with more than 30,000 people

May 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Event organiser Liz Kelly will be leaving Creekfest in good health after seven years.



Creekfest celebrates great year with more than 30,000 people

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Event organiser Liz Kelly will be leaving Creekfest in good health after seven years.



Maori unlikely to bother with flag vote based on history

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

ENROLMENTS for the second flag vote close on Wednesday , and while there has been a push for enrolments, history suggests Maori will be under-represented. About 27 per cent of all voters from the seven Maori electorates cast their vote last year. EMMA MOODY reports.



A call to address the challenges of diversity

Feb 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Young Maori mum not a victim of statistics

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teenage mothers are nearly three times more likely to be uneducated and unemployed. LEAH FLYNN talks to Terihia Trillo who bucks the trend.



Support for New Zealand Land wars remembrance day

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A CALL for a special day to commemorate the New Zealand land wars is gaining support. A group of Otorohanga College students started the petition last year after a trip to some of the battle sites in the Waikato 13,000 people have signed the petition since it began. Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox has thrown her […]



Education a priority for local league team

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Found in translation – a korero about languages in Aotearoa

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Newsroom Blog

BRAD FLAHIVE looks at New Zealand’s language dynamics in his blog about Te Reo Maori.



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Careers exhibition offers a look into the future

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]



Toa rugby has hopes for future despite not fielding a team in 2015

Jul 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Porirua club is not in the Horowhenua/Kapiti competition for the first time in 18 years.



Higher life expectancy for Maori not good enough

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, News

The gap between Maori and non-Maori life expectancy has narrowed, but ARANA KENNY finds there is more work to be done.



Art through the eyes of young people used to mark Porirua milestone

Jun 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News

A local artist and college students band together to create art to celebrate Poriruas 50th anniversary..



Police deploying more officers to high risk areas across region

Apr 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Police resources are being moved away from community based constables in areas such as Porirua.



Outsourcing Maori programming still raw, but the show goes on

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Last year’s decision left many Maori outraged, while others took the opportunity. LIAM CAVANAGH reports.



Inequities in health linked to high stomach cancer rates for Maori

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

An Otago University stomach cancer report highlights over-representation of Maori in stats. FINN RAINGER reports.



Kōhanga kids right at home in Wainuiomata where it all began

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Student Features

Parents talk about why they choose Kōhanga Reo for their kids, and about the demand for fluent speakers



Maori and Brazilian ‘chucked in a pot’ for Cuba Dupa festival

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Tutakitaki blends Maori and Brazilian music for the Cuba Dupa street festival.



Māori students still struggling with stereotypes, racism

Mar 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Student Features

Not enough focus on how Maori are taught, right down to pronouncing names correctly.



McDonalds Young Entertainers star guiding the next generation

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ainslie Allen has gone through several stages of performing life since the 90s hit TV show.



WATCH: Contemporary twists to Maori art forms

Jan 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

The biennal Toi Maori Art Market returned to Wellington with a collection of Maori and indigenous art. YC LEE reports.



Emotional welcome home for ancestral remains

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Lead Radio Story



WATCH: Emotional homecoming for Maori ancestors

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

After a century abroad Maori ancestral remains return home to Te Papa.



Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.



WATCH: Whitireia flash-mob haka hits Singapore

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.



Double accolade in Taiwan

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Whitireia Polytech’s Maori performing art opens show for final event of Nan Ying International Folklore Festival. MATTHEW LAU reports.



WATCH: Whitireia group earn Taiwan honour

Oct 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Performers chosen to end Nan-Ying Cultural Festival opening ceremony.



Thousands entertained and scared by haka in Taiwan streets

Oct 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Taiwanese tour guide joins NZ performing for haka Ka Mate during the opening of festival.



Kiwi performers from Wellington and Waikato form alliance in Tainan

Oct 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington’s Whitireia Performing Arts and Waikato’s Tamaki-Hauraki Kowhao Rau join forces overseas.



Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.



Greens rated savviest in NZ’s first truly social media election

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A political social media specialist rates the work of the Greens as the best in a truly social election.



Peanut butter-stuffed, choc-dipped huhu grubs wriggling onto plates

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

It’s not only the CBD dining out on Wellington on a Plate – go foraging in Karori.



National standards don’t reflect student improvement

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

The merit of national standards is still the subject of debate among educators.



Pacific poet draws giant squid from ocean

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

VIDEO: Daren Kamali launches his second book of Pacific poetry with inspirational readings to a Wellington audience. FRANCESCA JAGO reports.



Dancing into Taiwan

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Polytechs join forces for creative city campus

Jun 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

WATCH: An $80 million investment is planned for a creative Cuba St campus for Whitireia and WelTech polytechs. Newswire team reports.



Maori people much more likely to suffer from mental health issues

May 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Figures show that Maori are a third more likely to be living with mental health issues than Europeans



Fewer Maori speaking te reo Māori

May 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The 2013 census shows that the amount of Maori speaking te reo Māori is on the decline.