Two rangatahi Māori from Māhia and Ruatoria have been launched to success by Rocket Lab, which has awarded them $20,000 each.
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Stories of Takitimu and whalers retold by Rongomaiwahine kaumatua
Kaumoana of Tuia 250 were welcomed onto Māhanga marae in Māhia, a location famous for being landing site for ancestral waka Takitimu and a whaling spot for tūpuna.
Renown songbird silenced
Today is the last day of renowned Māori composer Tommy Taurima in Nuhaka. ‘Kōtiro Māori’, ‘Te Rina’, and many other compositions have been performed in his honour over the last few days while tributes of those at the final farewell were captured by Te Ao Māori News.
Bic Runga reconnecting with her Māori iwi at music awards
Bic Runga debuts at the 2019 Waiata Māori Music Awards and performs her classic single ‘Sway’, which was translated into te reo Māori as part of the Waiata/Anthems compiled by Hinewehi Mohi.
Ngāti Rānana long-time member remembered
A longstanding member of Ngāti Rānana (London’s Māori Club), Joylene Winitana Fenikowski, 51, passed away earlier this week in England and will be brought back to Aotearoa by her whānau to her beloved rohe of Te Mahia.
Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs
Chiefs flanker Mitchell Karpik, who made his Māori All Black debut last year on the tour of the Americas, is hoping to earn selection again for the two match series against Fiji next month.
Māori language app brings the voices of native speakers to life
After 30 years of Māori language broadcasting, Radio Kahungunu are embracing digital ingenuity as they prepare to launch "Pukapuka Kōrero Tahi", a Māori language resource based on treasured collections from the storehouse of oral archives at Radio Kahungunu.
Iwi mourns dead whale in Mahia
The sperm whale that stranded and later died at Mahia has been moved. There were prayers and karanga this morning as onlookers sadly watched the carcass being moved from the north end of the peninsula.
Pā Haka- A call home for Kahungunu descendants
Numerous benefits have come out of the recent Pā Haka event held at Takitimu Marae in Wairoa, most important though is the revitalisation of the Kahungunu dialect and push for Kahungunu and Rongomaiwahine orators across the region's marae.
Shane Cameron turns full focus on whānau
Shane Cameron's 17-year boxing career may have come to an end but the former New Zealand heavyweight champion believes his legacy will live on in his teaching to his clients, a close friend and his children.