Ainu living in Tokyo hosted their annual festival in Yokohama on the weekend. The festival was an opportunity to celebrate their culture and show their gratitude to their supporters. It’s was also a chance to fundraise for a marae style project they hope will strengthen their community.
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Rugby fan and teacher reaps rewards of working in Japan
One kaiako reaping the rewards of working overseas is rugby fan Paul Maoate who has been working in Japan for more than 20 years.
Māori tertiary students in dream Japan trip
A specially selected group of Māori students from universities around Aotearoa are in Japan this week to connect with indigenous business as part of the Te Hononga-ā-Kiwa programme.
Fans and players at RWC in Japan warned to cover tattoos
Players and supporters at the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year have been warned to cover tattoos in public to avoid causing offence.
Māori organisations team up with Japanese
Eleven Māori organisations have teamed up with a Japanese food company called Imanaka and created Kawerau Dairy to develop a milk processing plants to make high-value niche products in Kawerau.
Kiwi expat uses social media to maintain her reo
A yearning for home and her Māori culture has seen a kiwi expat seek help through social media to maintain her reo Māori and further develop her Japanese. Since moving to Japan more than three years ago Sarah McCann has felt isolated from her culture and hopes to connect with others in the world who feel the same.
Kura Kaupapa in Murupara embraces the Asian languages
10 students from Te Kura Kaupapa Motuhake o Tawhiuau in Murupara will be travelling to Japan in November. This follows the Confucius Classroom status placed on the total immersion tribal school last month.
Māori kiwifruit growers set up trade deals in Asia
As TPPA trade talks falter, a group of Māori kiwifruit growers are setting up their own trade deals within the Asian region.
Thrilling win to NZ Māori All Blacks wraps up Asian Series Tour
The Māori All Blacks have beaten Japan in their second test match Prince Chichibu stadium in Tokyo last night, 20-18.
Tim Bateman puts family first
He's the Māori All Black captain and one of the skilful Hurricane backs but Ngāi Tahu's Tim Bateman has decided to head back across to Japan after the Super 15 season.