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“It’s not as though this knowledge is new, it’s an intrinsic part of who we are.”
“I’ll be honest, my greatest desire is for all Māori land to be returned to Māori.”
“Only on an IVF journey do you get excited about having good eggs”.
“Every iwi has their own way of reciting their pepeha.”
“We do have some good guys, we do have some bad guys but both feed off the same energy.”
“We are told from our people, we need this.”
“For some people it’s just wanting to pay homage or incorporate their culture.”
“I have eaten kina once in my whole entire life: I know, 10 brownie points taken off me as a Māori.”
“I want to live how our ancestors did.”
“Ko te hiahia kia ora pērā i te wā e ora ai o mātou tīpuna.
“The history of the kūmara goes way back; it’s in our DNA, it’s in our whakapapa."
“They’ve never known the truth, they’ve always known the Pākehā version.”
"We're trying to spark up people's life force to bring them back to fullness."
‘Courage isn’t hard, courage is just the deep breath you take before you make a hard decision’
Our Tikanga 101 explainer helps you navigate the dos and don’ts when taking part in a pōwhiri.
Eating terotero or animal intestines - either you can handle it or you can’t.
“It’s worth asking … what could we do?"
Our Tikanga 101 explainer helps you navigate the dos and don’ts when visiting someone’s whare.
“Imagine the ocean turning up in your lounge one day and just sweeping everything away.”
“I dare you to eat the eye.”
“This is a game for everyone, not just men.”
26-year-old Ruahei Demant (Te Whanau a Apanui, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāti Awa) has been a Black Fern since 2018.
Have you heard of the Tohunga Suppression Act?
“Rongoā Māori (Māori medicine) is a traditional practice that is strongly seen in today's world but there was a…
Watch this explainer on a dark day in NZ history.
“Most of the policies and resource management that we have in place for the ocean and freshwater restrict the rights of iwi. So what we need…
We sit down with the creators of Whakapaupakihi.
“The country was divided on the issue, as were the members in Government.”
Professional photographers are paired with Māori youth in an effort to combat climate change
“It looks like a boil up gone wrong..”
“It looks like porridge but it doesn’t smell like it!”
Rangatahi Māori try the delicacies of their ancestors. Up first is tītī.