Hinekaa Mako says that climate change is an issue most people are aware of, along with its importance. #OilExploration #ClimateChange “He tohu nui mō te nuinga o ngā tāngata e mārama ana, e mārama pai ana tēnei take o te āhuarangi, he take nui.”
Extra: The National Secondary Schools Waka Ama champs start at Tikitapu, Rotorua today. One of the schools competing is Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi, but to prepare, train and participate in such events, they've had to borrow old, rundown waka. Kia ahatia, hei tā te pūrongo a Tamati Rimene-Sproat, kua whai pūtea te kura ki te hoko waka hou, ā, kei te whakaae rātou kia whakamahia tēnei waka hou e te hunga o te hapori. We'll post up Tamati's full report here on Facebook later this evening.
Pirimia Jacinda Ardern was on hand today to receive a petition signed by over 45,000 people calling on the Government to end oil exploration in Aotearoa. He aha ō whakaaro - is it time to end oil exploration? Eruera Rerekura - Te Karere has the Government's response coming up on Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1.
Here's a throwback to 1993 where the Auckland Secondary Schools Polynesian Festival opened with a special powhiri for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at Nga Tapuwae College, Auckland.
He Tānga Manawa | Here's a throwback to 1993 where the Auckland Secondary Schools Polynesian Festival opened with a special pōwhiri for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at Ngā Tapuwae College, Auckland. All the best to all the kura performing today at ASB Polyfest 2018 - karawhiua!
The new whare, a result of collaboration between Māori land owners and local businesses, opened on Thursday.
You can find the new gallery on levels 4 and 5 in Te Papa and there is no entry fee to the gallery.
"For too long our whānau, our Māori land blocks have leased their lands to third parties for a pittance. So, we want to regain control. We want to restore our tikanga and our environmental practices on our whenua." - Rukumoana Schaafsen, Miro Limited Partnership Chair