Mahi Tahi Media
Ballroom culture has just celebrated 10 years in Aotearoa.
“It becomes a part of your brand as a person. ‘Oh Jade has endo’.”
“It’s made everything even more deep and meaningful. You’re carrying an ocean inside you.”
“When they step into that realm, they feel a shift, a movement in the wairua.”
“The people back home, who built this whare, you can still feel to this day.”
Ohinga spent a day campaigning - and bowling - with National's Tama Potaka.
Ohinga spent a day on the trail with Te Pāti Māori candidate Hana-Rawhiti Maipi-Clarke.
Ohinga spent a day on the trail with Green Party Wellington Central candidate Tamatha Paul.
Arena Williams won her first electorate seat in in 2014 at the age of 24.
"A town committed to nurturing its language, its people, and its vibrant culture."
“Share your treasures with your world.”
“I may be the first but bring on the many young ones that will now follow.”
“My advice to young Māori is not to put your eggs all in one basket."
“Anything to do with our culture, I love seeing it.”
Mātātoa is the first Māori language CrossFit event in the country.
"Matariki serves as a unifying force, bringing people from all walks of life together."
Traditionally men have led the karakia for hautapu.
“Tātatau is so important to me because it’s something I don’t just wear, but it’s something I live.”
Wāhine Māori are 1.4 times more likely to die from breast cancer than non - Māori.
“ I didn’t choose brick laying, brick laying chose me.”
Māori can get 14 seats if all Maori choose Māori.
“It’s a dance, it’s a song and it talks about who we are as Hawai’i”.
“ Just like riding horses and going hunting, and yeah…feel like I’m a Māori”
“We want to be millionaires, rich in whenua.”
“The colonial system that we all live under is affecting all of us.”
Aotearoa History to be implemented in the school curriculum.
“This has been a long time coming for me to this Te Matatini”
“Matatini is the perfect platform for young Māori to showcase our amazing culture to the world.”
“If they can do it, we can do it.”
“When other people misuse Ka Mate - it’s pretty hurtful”