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Ngāi Tahu photographer wins residency

Berlin-based Ngāi Tahu photographer, Conor Clarke will be the 2015 artist-in-residence at Waitawa Regional Park, in Auckland in October. This will be a return home for Conor, 33, who grew up at Clarks Beach in rural south Auckland. She will spend eight weeks in a cliff-top bach in the park and she is looking forward…

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Tiki Taane Mahuta

Tiki Taane Mahuta combines two of our nation’s most exciting musical and theatrical artists – musician and composer Tiki Taane and choreographer Tanemahuta Gray (Māui – One Man Against The Gods) – in an explosion of aerial theatre and contemporary dance fused with haka and hip-hop. This explosive performance is a multi-sensory and highly emotive experience for audiences…

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Pūtaringamotu and Te Matatini – Timelapse

It’s our pleasure to bring to you a snippet of the set-up of Pūtaringamotu and footage of the Te Matatini event. Enjoy whānau! Ka nui te mihi kau ki a Tiki Tāne, ā, ki a DubXL mō te waiata ‘Summertime’ hei kīnaki i tēnei whakaaturanga. A huge thank you and acknowledge to Tiki Tāne and…

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Apprenticeship scheme launched

The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in Christchurch last night. Around 200 people gathered at the marae to welcome the Prime Minister and the Hon. Te Ururoa Flavell, Minister for Maori Development and Whanau Ora, Christchurch Mayor, Leanne Dalzeil…

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Wind turbine for Te Rau Aroha Marae

Bluff’s Te Rau Aroha Marae is getting its very own wind turbine, thought to be a first for New Zealand. “We wanted to support (Awarua Synergy) and put our money where our mouth is”, Te Rūnaka o Awarua chairman Hana Morgan said. Owned by Te Rūnaka o Awarua, Awarua Synergy specialises in efficient energy solutions…

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Tracking a better future for Te Waihora

Kim Drummond considers the Whakaora Te Waihora partnership a game changer – the beginning of something significant, aimed at returning good health and mauri to Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. He sees the coming together of the partners – Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury and the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) – through their joint…

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Tuia Te Ako 2015

Tuia Te Ako is the national Māori tertiary education hui that brings together prominent leaders in Māori tertiary education, iwi, Māori tertiary education providers, individuals from the broader tertiary sector, learners, and whānau in a hui dedicated to supporting future success of all Māori in tertiary education. In 2015, Tuia Te Ako will be co-hosted…

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Introducing Micah Heath

At just 15, Micah Heath (Ngāi Tahu – Waihao Rūnanga) is used to performing in front of big crowds. The aspiring singer-songwriter often performs at local, Christchurch events and he was recently a contestant on the X Factor New Zealand. “My X Factor experience was absolutely amazing. I was around cameras a lot and it…

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Ngāi Tahu graduates

Fifteen members of a Ngāi Tahu student cohort have graduated from Te Kura Matatini ki Otago/Otago Polytechnic, with Bachelor of Applied Management degrees as part of the Capable NZ, Te Kura Matatini ki Otago and Te Tapuae o Rehua partnership. The degree study partnership was established in 2014 and aims to build Ngāi Tahu staff…

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