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Nau mai te tau hōu Māori

Mānawatia a Matariki. Ka rere ngā purapura a Matariki – the seeds of Matariki are falling.
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Te Ngau o Makariri

With Matariki nearing, we look at what this time of year means for different whānau and organisations and reflect on some of the events happening at this time of year which showcase Māori amazingness.
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Ka aroha hoki

This week, we acknowledge the passing of two exceptional wāhine, both of whom were exemplars of the Whānau Ora way.
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Matariki hunga nui – Matariki, the gatherer of people

With Whiro, the new moon, now upon us, preparations for Matariki are well underway and this week it has been a pleasure to receive invitations to events across the motu.
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Taking the time to prepare

The clear skies of Te Waipounamu this week brought some chilly temperatures from north to south, but they also gave me a good reason to stop, look up, and think about Matariki and the year ahead.
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E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea

With just one week until the RUIA funding round for 2023 closes, we put the spotlight on a RUIA kaupapa at Te Āwhina Marae in Motueka. We also hear from Gina-Lee Duncan in the Kōanga Kai space and check in with WAVE recipients in Hokitika.
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Kua whetūrangitia …

Today I acknowledge the passing of two beautiful souls who have contributed so much light to their families and wider communities.
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Te huarahi ki pae ora

This week we felt lucky to be in good company. Dame Valerie Adams is a well-known global athlete, and an absolute legend in New Zealand sport, but that does not mean she does not experience situations just like the rest of us.
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Beyond the numbers there is hope

It felt like a tohu to see a clear, bold as brass rainbow stretching across to Te Waipounamu as I sat in Wellington Airport waiting to make my way home this morning.
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A matter of trust

A report released on Thursday by Te Hiringa Mahara – the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission provided further evidence that Māori-led initiatives were critical in protecting the health and wellbeing of all communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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