Ten-year-old Te Rongopai Curreen Tukiwaho leads a cast of nine actors in the new play, Hemo is Home.
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Award-winning filmmakers deliver fantasy series featuring top Māori performers
A new dramatic fantasy series airs this week on Whakaata Māori, made up of three tribal stories of the ancient Ngāi Tara people delivered all in te reo Māori.
Controversy swirls around korowai and contemporary kākahu
Traditional kākahu are at the heart of who Māori are, worn as a mantle of prestige and honour dating back centuries.
Te Tai Rāwhiti Arts Festival gets $1.6m boost to budget
Creative NZ is investing $54 million into its art programme, Toi Uru Kahikatea, to strengthen the arts post-Covid 19 and expand the range of events across the motu.
Te Arawa artist sets new record painting NZ's largest mural
Te Arawa artist Laken Whitecliffe has achieved a new record by painting the biggest mural in Aotearoa.
Historic Māori Affairs committee room Mātangireia gets a facelift
Next month marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of Parliament’s Maori Affairs committee room, Mātangireia and, to celebrate, it’s getting a face-lift.
Rawiri Paratene celebrated for outstanding contribution to Ngā Toi Māori
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Tāmaki Makaurau rapper Dbldbl proudly transcends labels
“The ambiguity can be confusing to a lot of people who want something very clear cut, but I just don't feel very clear cut at all,” Liam Dargaville (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, they/them) says.
Returning to my roots: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s te reo Māori journey
After five decades of forging a successful international singing career, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has returned home to Aotearoa and she’s keen to reconnect to her culture by learning te reo Māori.
From Ōtautahi to New York, Ngāi Tahu designer debuts new line
Her work has featured on the catwalks of New York fashion week and now jewelry designer Sonia McManus from Ngāi Tahu is launching a new collection inspired by her own journey of self-discovery.