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For the fourth consecutive year, Toi Tangata put out the call for tauira Māori to apply for the Toi Tangata Summer Student Internships for 2016-2017. This year we offered three opportunities; two internships in partnership with tertiary providers University of Otago-Te Koronga and Te Wānanga...

Māori co-design enthusiasts from across the motu gathered at Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae last Thursday to wānanga around the application of co-design to drive mātauranga Māori approaches within kaupapa Māori environments. The inaugural Tikanga Māori Co-Design Wananga was a collaborative event between Toi Tangata and Nga...

Mauri ora ki a koutou mai nga whānau o Toi Tangata. Ko tenei ta matou wa tuatahi, he watea ta matou hoa, ta matou rangatira, a Leonie Matoe. Tenei te mihi mahana ki a ia mo tona mahi he hapai te kaupapa oranga i roto...

Heretaunga Haukū nui Heretaunga Ararau Heretaunga Haaro o Te Kaahu Heretaunga Takotoa noa Heretaunga of life giving dew Heretaunga of Arcadian pathways Heretaunga, beauty of which can only be seen by the hawk Heretaunga that has been left to us the humble servants A few weeks ago (Saturday 24 September), the men of...

He Pī Ka Rere is a kaupapa Māori physical activity and nutrition approach that nurtures and develops the whole being of a tamaiti in Kaupapa Māori Early Learning Environments (KMELE). This approach is based on traditional techniques used by our tūpuna and born from the...

You may have noticed lately that the morning light has been radiating through the bedroom blinds at about six in the morning. And though the tail of winter sometimes gives us a friendly reminder that Hine-Takurua has not yet relinquished her grasp, the inevitability of...

Upon arrival we were embraced by the warmth of the tropical island; a stark contrast to our Aotearoa winter. Although the warmer weather was eagerly anticipated during the training build up, it was also a daunting adjustment to acclimatise within two days before the competition...

No doubt you have all heard about the Pokémon craze going around the world at the moment.  It is an interesting exploration of what an increasingly digital universe can look like and how practical skills could easily fall away leaving children to chase imaginary animals...