Otago Regional Council councillor Kevin Malcolm looks on as Sina Davis holds a protest sign. Hamish McNeilly / Stuff By Hamish McNeilly, Stuff
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Petition seeks mandatory karakia for councils with Māori wards or constituencies
The organiser of this week’s Kaipara karakia protest hikoi is petitioning Parliament to make the Māori tikanga feature mandatory for the more than 30 New Zealand councils with Māori electoral areas.
Iwi call on Kaipara mayor to resign over karakia ban
The Kaipara District Council was confronted by hundreds of protesters in Dargaville this morning amid calls for mayor Craig Jepson to resign.
Whakairo, karakia to improve brain health- focus of new research
A national science challenge study of Māori brain health will draw on whakairo (carving), karakia (prayer and incantation), mōteatea (chanted song-poetry) and other traditional sources to understand how Māori view the brain.
Ngāti Awa leads karakia to commemorate lives lost in Whakaari eruption
Iwi members held a karakia or dawn ceremony at Te Hau o te Rangi, a reserve on the Whakatāne foreshore looking out toward White Island.
Te Teko hold karakia for community following tragic murder in township
A tragic murder is just one of the incidents that have hit the small town of Te Teko, with gang brawls, drug busts and car accidents also hurting the community.
Māori muslims return to mosques for Friday karakia
Muslims across the motu can now hold their Friday prayer worship services for the first time in two months. Māori muslim Tyrone Smith says that they will do their best to remember their 'invisible hongi' and awhi-ā-wairua.
Keeping the faith during hard times in lockdown
As whare karakia prepare to open across the country, we reflect on the importance of spiritual connection during lockdown.
Thousands worldwide benefit from wānanga and karakia hosted live online by Te Waati
Māori movement practitioner Ngarino Tauwhirowhiro Te Waati has been helping hundreds of people during the lockdown by hosting wānanga and karakia via the Turuki Health Facebook page.