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  Lee Timutimu is the CEO and founder of Arataki Systems Limited. He is incredibly passionate about Māori storytelling and the importance it holds for our future generations in terms of the transfer of knowledge, the continuation of our narratives, and the retention and maintenance of...

Moe Milne (Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi) is a puna of knowledge and has a wealth of experience having been involved in addressing mental health issues in the Māori community in her roles as a psychopaedic nurse and as a general and psychiatric nurse for over 40...

We are excited to announce that Joby Hopa, AKA Matua Joby, will be the MC for the Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2019. Joby is passionate about whanau, teaching, and Māori culture. He teaches kapa haka, te reo o te kainga, me ōna nei tikanga...

Dr Ihirangi Heke (Waikato/Tainui) is a Māori health and physical education consultant involved in a number of national and international projects aimed at improving health through increasing physical activity, especially to address youth obesity. Dr Heke is funded by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry...

Dr Anna Rolleston (Ngati Ranginui, Ngai Te Rangi, Ngati Pukenga) combines a robust scientific and academic background with an understanding that change comes from within, and that we often need a good deal of support to facilitate that change. She is an inspiring speaker whose...

Māori have a unique relationship with the ocean that stretches back many generations to the arrival of the seminal voyaging canoes. Since that time, Māori have ridden waves on various types of surfcraft but while the literature identifies the therapeutic effects of surfing and place-based...

A fun, free challenge to encourage you and your colleagues to experience first hand joys and benefits of riding a bike. It’s all about participation – which workplaces can get the most people to ride a bike for just 10 minutes or more? Organisations across the...

After a three-year consultation process and three years of revisions, Canada's new 2019 Food Guide has officially been announced. The newly released guide has reduced the conventional four food groups to three — wholegrain foods, fruit and vegetables, and protein foods (incorporating the traditional meat, fish...

Developing Māori capability and knowledge is the prime focus of Ngā Kanohi Kitea community research grants. The grants provide opportunities for iwi, hapū and other community groups to address community-identified health needs.   Full project grants are available and range from $50,000 to $200,000. It is expected...