Māori

How Aue E Ihu became the Māori Battalion’s special hymn | Rongo Toa

The hymn was sung by soldiers on their departure from Palmerston North on Anzac Day 1940.

New Zealand’s first te reo Māori road signs get the go-ahead

One says Haere (go) and one says Taihoa (wait).

Inside mau rākau, the Māori martial art

“My taiaha heals me and guides me through this world.”

A Māori health nurse shares how she makes 25% less than DHB nurses | Show Us Your Money

A nurse at a Māori health provider shares how she supports her whānau on a $55K salary.

Learn hīkoi aroā mindful walking with Manu | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai l Ep 2

“I thought I was good at staying happy and seeing the best out of every situation. But I wasn’t really good at healing and dealing with…

Learn a meditation for feeling safe with Zakara | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 1

“I didn’t know how to be safe, because no one teaches you how to be safe."

Learn yoga with Christine | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 3

In this episode, we practice a yoga sequence in te reo Māori with Christine Russell.

Learn mindful communication with Wāti | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 5

“I wish I knew about mindful communication earlier."

Learn māuri tau mindful meditation with Te Aorangi | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 4

In this episode of Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai, we learn Māuri Tau, mindful meditation.

Finding whanaungatanga in the South

What does whanaungatanga mean to you? Is it whanau and the feeling of belonging, or something different? 

Hitaua Arahanga-Doyle (Ngāi Tahu, Te Āti Haunui a Pāpārangi) is…

Māori voters can only switch electoral rolls once every 5 years. Is it time for a change?

“It restricts Māori ability to have an impact in these elections.”

Every five or six years, Māori voters have the choice to swap between the general electoral…

Overcoming the shame of being Māori but not speaking te reo | He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia | Episode 6

Let's talk about the challenges that come with learning te reo as a second language.

What do you look for in a partner, and do you even have those qualities yourself?

What is cheating? And is marriage still important to our generation?

'It’s everything': 11 wāhine tell us about their relationship to te reo Māori

“My relationship to te reo Māori is one of humility."

We asked 8 rangatahi about their thoughts on racism

“That behaviour is very much alive in our country.”

Ahi Kōmau - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 3:

Can mātauranga Māori help us find solutions and understanding on suicide prevention?

A near-fatal accident gave me the courage to tell my family I was trans

At 18, Mason nearly died after jumping head-first into a pool drunk. He tells his story.

Reclamation - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 2:

In episode two, we meet three people working to revive and reclaim mātauranga Māori.

Puoro in the City - He Kakano Ahau, Series 2 | Episode 1

There’s not much that can’t be fixed with a good cup of tea and a chat with the Aunties.

The fight to save kauri with mātauranga Māori

"There’s a colonialistic notion that indigenous knowledge is cute, touristy at best."

Teaching urban Māori lost skills of how to gather kaimoana safely

“It's scary because the rate in which Māori men are drowning continues to increase.”

Taonga puoro were almost lost, now these wāhine are taking the revival to a new generation

May we boundlessly dream of possibilities beyond our wildest imaginations. May we weave communities of support, compassion and active solidarity. With our history in front of…

The first ever Māori content creator awards are happening tonight!

Hahana Awards celebrate Māori content creators for the unique mahi they’re doing.

Behind the scenes at one of the first kura with new NCEA subject, Te Ao Haka

This year Te Ao Haka was finally introduced as a new NCEA subject.

Rangatahi preserving the art forms of their tūpuna

“Toi and creativity is just revolutionary… It can be healing, it can be activism, it’s sovereignty.”

Rongomai Hoskins and Nikau Campbell are part of a collective of…

Māori, disabled and sexually diverse people more likely to be victims of crime

The third annual New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey was released today. Here's what it said.

“Dreams come with a price tag”: South Auckland students on picking a career path

Which young people in Aotearoa have the freedom to pursue careers in the arts?