Rugby has taken Tamaha MacDonald from Blenheim to Mexico City, population 22 million. Kaituhituhi Ila Couch travelled to Mexico to discover how Tamaha has adapted to the language and culture of his new home.
Crowds of up to 25,000 poured into Rotorua’s International Stadium for Te Matatini 2013, the world’s largest kapa haka festival.
From the Editor, Mark Revington
Calling all Ngāi Tahu creative writers. Yes, that’s you. We’re looking for submissions to be published in TE KARAKA. Poems, short stories, you choose the form and TE KARAKA will provide the waka
This whirlwind tour of iwi, kāinga, whānau and individual-led tribal activities showed me that we are far from being a passive bunch. It emphasised that we are a vibrant, passionate and determined lot who want the best for our whānau in every which way you could imagine – phew!
I came back home.
There is the chitter of sparrows and the annoying activities of starlings, and the occasional squark from a gull or two and a bit of a tune from blackbirds in the morning.
The official Ngāi Tahu commemoration of Waitangi Day at Ōnuku Marae was made more special this year with the launch of an Ōnuku songbook and a citizenship ceremony – the first time this ceremony has been held at a marae on Waitangi Day.
Business appears to be in the bones of 10-year-old Jay Verry who moved with his family from Christchurch to Auckland last year.
Before the migrations of Ngāi Tahu into Te Waipounamu from Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Wairarapa, the manawhenua (tribal authority) over…
Hearing his two young sons speaking te reo Māori is normal to Jymal Morgan, and that’s just the way he likes it.
Notice of 22nd Annual General Meetings of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the Ngai Tahu Charitable Trust 2017
The Government today introduced the Hurunui/Kaikōura Earthquakes Emergency Relief Bill and the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016 Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Government has also indicated a third Bill, the Hurunui/Kaikoura Earthquake Recovery Bill, will be introduced to the House on Thursday. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu welcomes the introduction of these Bills…
A new initiative to restore the health of Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō was launched today. The initiative will see five major players in the management of Whakaraupō/ Lyttelton Harbour – Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, and the Lyttelton Port Company – join forces to create an action…