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Iwi’s stance delays next phase of the aquifer trial

June 18, 2018 2:00PM

The next phase of the managed aquifer recharge (MAR) trial, that was intended to take place this winter, has been delayed after Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust …

Maru the Maori heroine of video games

May 27, 2018 4:01AM

As part of Tairawhiti Tech Week 2018, Shaan Te Kani met up with Ngati Porou innovator and tech developer Maru Nihoniho who has plenty of …

Borne by the river

May 13, 2018 4:01AM

 What is Wairoa without its river? It is nothing, say the founders of the Wairoa Awa Restoration Project. Shaan Te Kani gains an insight …

Master carver of the house

April 15, 2018 4:01AM

Ngati Porou master carver Lionel Matenga talks to Shaan Te Kani about his latest project, and his journey in the Maori art form . . …

Tairawhiti tech

April 8, 2018 4:01AM

Every business needs to radically change to realise the possibilities of the world we live in. That’s the call from Barry Soutar, a Ngati Porou …

It's all go at the pa

March 18, 2018 4:01AM

For the past few months, the whanau of Te Poho o Rawiri Marae have been “going to the Pa” in their free time to clean …

A passion for learning te reo

November 26, 2017 8:01AM

ALLIE Templin has always had a passion for language and people. It’s a great combination, especially if you are a speech language therapist. And for …

A passion for aquaculture

November 5, 2017 8:06AM

LIVING and growing up in Te Tairawhiti, it seems natural to develop a love for marine and coastal life. For Gisborne’s Lisa Collins, coastal marine …

Living the language

September 15, 2017 12:56PM

WITH all her knowledge of te reo Maori, Ruth Smith believes there is more to the language than just the spoken word. In speaking with …

Kapa haka, a way of life

September 3, 2017 9:01AM

BENEATH her mountain Ahititi and surrounded by the flowing waters of Waihirere, Louise Kingi acknowledges where it all began. The rural settlement of Waihirere, which …

Whariki wananga

July 23, 2017 9:01AM

IT'S been a busy time for the whanau of Rangatira Marae in Te Karaka. After 50 years in remission the marae reopened last October, and …