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Posts Tagged ‘ waiata ’

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.



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.



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.



Ngāti Koata treasure tuatara as kaitiaki of stream of knowledge

Apr 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

Zealandia latest in many sanctuaries to be gifted juvenile tuataras by tribe. PAUL ORDISH reports.



Porirua school triumphs at kapa haka competition

Jul 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Te Rauparaha Arena erupts into a crowd Kamate haka for Te Kura Maori o Porirua.



NZ’s Got Talent star and students create waiata for te reo week

Jun 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Whitireia students and TV star Tawaroa Kāwana have created a likely music hit, reports Kawe Roes.



Mina wants global recognition of music in te reo

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

MAORI LANGUAGE musician Mina Ripia says that there isn’t enough global recognition of music in te reo Maori – and she hopes to change that. Mina Ripia and her band WAI will be performing at the Australasian World Music Expo in Melbourne this week.



Passing on the passion for te Reo Māori

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New te Reo classes open to all in Māori language week.



Promoting tolerance – teaching Maori culture in schools

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Lisa Reweti talks to GRANT ELLEN about teaching NZ social history and te reo in Wellington schools.



Understanding Ka Mate – how a chief’s escape led to the All Blacks

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

VIDEO: Ngati Toa, owners of Ka mate, have agreed with the NZ Rugby Union over its continued use by the All Blacks. JOSIE GLASSON tells the story of the haka.



Whakapapa, tikanga, whanau – that’s what Maori rugby is all about

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Sport, Student Features

As Maori rugby prepares to celebrate 100 years, LEE STACE explores what is being done to grow Maori participation in rugby and what Maori players learn from the experience.