"We've been going to Ireland for just under a year now and it's been a fantastic experience. Not too dissimilar to NZ, the people, the land, the culture, and of course there's a lot of Kiwis with rugby up there as well. It's like a second home so we're excited to be working up there." - Andrew Te Whaiti, Amanti Tourism
Gisborne-based Amanti is a small Māori business specialising in tourism and technology.
Hoea tō waka, Hoani Waititi!
"We do struggle with some sort of scenarios where people aren't getting the education or the information that they need. I can say yes we're definitely supported by the leadership within Te Ao Māori and iwi, however, Joe Blow down the road at the marae still thinks that this is a gay man's disease."
"Prime Minister your bold words around climate change and about tackling it head on have inspired us, and have the power to inspire the world. So today we are encouraging you to turn those words into action, by taking a decisive move to end oil exploration." - Kim Simcock, Greenpeace New Zealand
Kelvin Davis says he plans to visit marae and communities across the country including rūnanga, hapū and rangatahi to hear about what they think the relationship should look like.
Kia mataara e te iwi.
Provided by the Million Dollar Mission, the grant will allow the school to purchase badly needed waka and hoe so they can compete in waka ama.