24 July 2014

HOR: Ngai Tūhoe mana motuhake

Large scale confiscation of the best agricultural land, brutal military campaigns targeting Tuhoe settlements ..

HOR: Te Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority

 As the tūpuna maunga are iconic, so too will the face of Auckland be defined in the generations to come by Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau ..


  • Kei te wātea ngā rauemi reorua hōu i nāianei mō te Pāremata i runga i tēnei paetukutuku hei tautoko ākonga, hei tautoko māhita nō ngā akomanga kura me ngā akomanga rumaki Māori.
  • Kei roto i ngā rauemi ako o Tō Tātou Whare he aratohu (reorua) mā ngā māhita, ā, me ngā kāri kaupapa e ono kua tuhia ki roto i Te Reo Māori.
  • Ka āhei ngā māhita ki te tono mō ngā whakaaturanga kape mārō kore utu o ēnei rauemi, mā te haere ki ngā taipitopito hoapā i te whārangi nei.
  • Ka kitea te whakaaturanga ā-hiko i tēnei whārangi, mā te whakamahi i te hononga pātahi.
  • Tuku mōhiohio ai ēnei rauemi hōu mō te Pāremata, ā, mō ngā ngohe whakaakoranga ka taea te whakamahi i te akomanga.
  • Whakamōhio ai i ngā ariā manapori, ngā māngaitanga, ngā kaiaratakitanga ki ngā ākonga, mā te whakamahi i te Pāremata hei horopaki.
  • Ka tāpiri uara atu ki tētahi toronga Pāremata, ka taea te whakamahi ko tērā anake rānei kia piki ai te whaimōhiotanga mō ngā hononga i waenganui i te Pāremata, me ngā ao o ngā ākonga.

New bilingual resources on Parliament are now available to support students & teachers from kura & Māori immersion classes. 

Tō Tātou Whare materials include a teacher handbook (bilingual) & six topic cards written in Te Reo Māori.

Teachers can request free hardcopy versions of these resources via the contact details on this page. 

The electronic version can be seen by using the related link on this page.

These new resources provide information about Parliament & teaching activities that can be used in the classroom. 

They introduce students to concepts of democracy, representation &  leadership using Parliament as a context.

They can add value to a visit to Parliament, or can be used on their own to increase understanding of the connections between Parliament & students’ lives.


22 July 2014

MANA: Economic justice to balance inequality

Our country is suffering entrenched inequality in many ways .. MANA wants to reduce that inequality so that everyone is given a fair go ..

Waikato hapu have NOT* endorsed 'Te Matawai' ..

Though it is Te Wiki o te reo Maori ..  there is discontent for the proposed Maori Language Bill which will have its first reading in Parliament this week .. & it must succeed in order for it to be referred to a select committee .. where submissions will be called for .. if it succeeds ..  

21 July 2014

HOR: Political catwalk crowded ..

Parliament will be real busy for the next two weeks  .. with Papatuanuku's kete over-flowing with promises to keep .. & miles to go before they sleep ..

EEZ: KASM v TTR appeal ..

KASM will fight appeal despite government refusing it access to the Environmental Legal Assistance fund .. 

Heihei, He hupa poaka me te puha .. #tekupu

Te Wiki o te reo Maori .. of celebration & learning .. 

19 July 2014

Our Futures: Te Pae Tāwhiti

For I looked in to the future .. far as the eye could see .. saw the vision of the world .. and all the wonder that would be  ..