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Heretaunga Haukū Nui Heretaunga Ararau Heretaunga Haaro o te Kaahu Heretaunga Takoto noa Nau mai, hoki mai Crystal Pekepo. Toi Tangata is collaborating with a team of researchers from Auckland, Otago and Massey Universities as part of the Healthier Lives Science Challenge, working alongside Ngāti Whātua and Te Whanganui ā Tara (Wellington Region) communities co-designing a...

Every year during the Heiva Tu’aro Ma’ohi Festival, around 80 French Polynesian islands converge at Papeete to compete, dance and paddle in a variety of activities. Amongst these festivities is Tu’aro Ma’ohi, the Tahitian Islands’ equivalent of Tākaro Māori. The formal competition of Tu’aro Ma’ohi has...

If Matariki is the star associated with reflection, our connection to the environment and the gathering of people, then we have been fortunate to have had many positive experiences gathering leaders in our sector to connect with the environment through our Atua-Matua wānanga led by...

Earlier this month and back for a second year, Toi Tangata held a wānanga at Waihi Community Marae and participated in the multisport event The Nugget. With a curious name like ‘The Nugget’, it is easy to be confused about what it may be. Starting...

It is with a sad and heavy heart that we farewell one of our kaimahi as she leaves the familiar comfort of home in search of wondrous adventures abroad. Jessica, of Ngāti Pare and Ngāti Raukawa descent and mokopuna of the great All Black Sir Colin...

Following a change of guard in 2015 the governance team of Te Hotu Manawa Māori Trust (THMM) and Toi Tangata has affirmed the organisation’s strategic direction in order to sustain ongoing impact. “It’s a unique situation with so many board members joining the mix all at once, however,...

It’s always exciting when two awesome kaupapa join forces and it’s been no different with the collaboration between Toi Tangata and Cinco Cine. Over the past few months Toi Tangata has been working with and supporting the Cinco Cine roopu Pūkana around kaupapa Māori focused physical activity and nutrition. This support has...

Ko te wahine he whare tangata, he waka tangata. Within the female is the nurturing home of humankind and the channel from the spiritual to the physical (Herangi-Panapa, 1998) Whare tangata is the house of humanity and is seen as the womb of the earth. E kura is the...