The story of Mataroa and Niwareka
missjmason
Māoritanga
The story of Mataora recounts how he fell in love and married a tūhere (spirit) named Niwareka, from Rarohenga (the underworld). 
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Three traditional Māori cloak styles
Patience
Māoritanga
Introduction
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Matariki Te Whetū o te Tau | Dr Rangi Matamua
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Māoritanga
Learn about Matariki with Dr Rangi Matamua from Living by the Stars.
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Matariki 2022 - We Begin
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Māoritanga
As the first year of official National recognition of Matariki we celebrate everyday that our people come together to share te ao Maori.
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Ngā Whetū o Matariki
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Māoritanga
Traditionally Māori used the rising of Matariki as a marker for the New Year. For the first time in Aotearoa it will be officially recognised and celebrated as a public holiday.
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MLC Pānui - July 2022
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MLC Panui
 The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for July 2022
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Kiwi
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Taiao (Environment)
The kiwi has become so widely recognised as a symbol of New Zealand but what would the category be without highlighting the Kiwi and it's unique contribution to the forest and landscape of Aotearoa.
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Search Māori Land - Form 19
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MLC Applications
Searching for Māori land interests can be quite the journey all on it's own! Here are some important tips to remember and the form you need when you are wanting to get started.
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WAIATA O TE WIKI - MATARIKI NA WHAEA KIRIANA
WhaeaKiriana
Waiata
E AKU TIIE AKU TAATIHEI MATARIKI!Kua tae te wa e hika ma! Kia maatiro atu ki te toi o nga rangi, tiikina atu i nga mahara mo te tau kua hipa, kia maumahara ki a ratou ma kua wheturangitia, a, kia kite i te ahuareka o te noho tahi a nga teina me nga tuakana hei whaanau kotahi!
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Te Arawa - Waka Huia
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Hapū & Iwi
An amazing documentary  that retells the voyage of the Te Arawa Waka 
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Roadside Stories - Ruapekapeka
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Wāhi (Places)
During the northern war of the mid-1840s Ngāpuhi leader Te Ruki Kawiti built a complex pā at Ruapekapeka which included fortified underground shelters.
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WAIATA O TE RA - KA WAIATA KIA MARIA
WhaeaKiriana
Waiata
Ko te waiata i tipakohia e au i teenei rangi ko "Waiata kia Maria". The waiata i have chosen for today is "Ka Waiata kia Maria"He waiata himene tino parekareka ki ahau. Ka waiata i tenei waiata mo nga momo hui katoa. This is one of my all time fave hymns. This waiata is used at most hui. 
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Mita Taupopoki & Jean Batten
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Tīpuna/Tūpuna
Two Leaders sharing 1 Breath - Chief Mita Taupopoki & our great  Aviator Jean Batton
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MLC Pānui - June 2022
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MLC Panui
The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for June 2022 
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Māori Reservations
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Trusts & Incorporations
Māori reservations are a very common land holding structure.A Māori reservation can be established over both Māori freehold and general land under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.
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Mahuika - Te Whaea o te Ahi
missjmason
Māoritanga
This has to be one of my favourite myths and legends as a child, I read the book and the pictures only enhanced the story. This video version of the story that I found on Youtube,  involves a long time great family friend of mine Ramon Te Wake.This is an interpretation of an aspect of the Māori creation story, from Aotearoa (New Zealand), told from the point of view of Mahuika, the goddess of fire, which describes how her grandson the demi-god Māui tricked her into giving away all of her power so that he could control the light and warmth on earth.
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28th Māori Battalion - Robert "Bom" Gillies
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Tīpuna/Tūpuna
The last surviving member of the 28th (Maori) Battalion. He enlisted in 1943 at the age of 17 (after giving a false birthdate) and served in Italy, surviving the gruelling Battle of Monte Cassino.  Bom recalls some of his memories from WWII.
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WAIATA O TE RA - Tangi a te ruru
WhaeaKiriana
Waiata
The waiata i have chosen for today is a goodie but an oldie. Ive always sung this song for many different kaupapa. 
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Lucy Takiora Lord
Alysha
Tīpuna/Tūpuna
The only child of Kotiro Hinerangi and William Lord, was born at Kororareka (Russell), in northern New Zealand, and was baptised Lucy Elizabeth on 9 October 1842.
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Te Arikinui, Dame Te Atairangikaahu
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Tīpuna/Tūpuna
The first woman chosen to lead the Kīngitanga (the Māori king movement), she served as Māori queen for over 40 years, the longest reign of any Māori monarch.
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Mohi Tūrei
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Tīpuna/Tūpuna
The biography  of a Ngāti Porou leader, minister of religion, carver and composer of haka
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MLC Pānui - May 2022
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MLC Panui
The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for May 2022
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Whenua connecting whānau
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Wāhi (Places)
I took a lot away with me this Anzac weekend spending time in Taranaki with my MLI whānau. Affiliates got to meet each other and the faces behind Maori Land Information. 
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He waiata - Homai Tō Poho
Alysha
Waiata
A song that acknowledges the connections between groups of people and written by Kuini Moehau Reedy.  
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