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Ka Tū Te Tītī

The Te Atakura Kapa Haka Festival at this year’s Hui-ā-Iwi 2019 in Murihiku took kapa haka to a new level. Like the theme of the iwi festival – Ka Tū Te Tītī, our whānau were indeed the tītī, flying from all over the country and the world, to share waiata and haka on the stage. Teams adorned their performers with an array of colours, to match the vivacious waiata and haka numbers.

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Making it big in London’s West End

Aotearoa may be small in size, but we have always punched above our weight on the global stage. From Maruawai to the bright lights of London, James Buchanan is living the dream of a small town boy making it big

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Ensuring our tomorrow today

As we look ahead to the dawn of a new decade, Ngāi Tahu must consider the best way to cultivate a new generation of leaders to steer the waka in the years to come. ‘Succession planning’ is the much-touted phrase used to describe the process of identifying and developing tomorrow’s leaders today – but what does it mean within Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu?

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Essential Healing

For Tremane (Ngāi Tahu) and Jytte, the move to buy Zurma was a good fit with their values. Jytte had been buying Zurma oils for more than 20 years in her work as a massage therapist, and Tremane has long been interested in organic gardening.
But just two weeks after purchasing Zurma, Tremane was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. He was told that his cancer was untreatable, and terminal.

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