Posts Tagged ‘Young Maori’

Māori, Pasifika teens: More discrimination from teachers than peers

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

A report, He Whakaaro, says nearly 15 per cent of Māori students and 12 per cent of Pasifika students said teachers were unfair to them because of their ethnicity in the previous year, but only 3 per cent complained of bullying related to their ethnicity. Continue reading Related Posts:Pasifika community feels ‘battered and bruised’ by…Truancy Read more

A TV series that foretold Ihumātao

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Aroha Bridge is a cartoon and political satire that started in 2013. Beyond telling relatable stories, it’s prescient. Ihumātao is a case of reality mimicking fiction. Aroha Bridge is being mimicked by the events happening at Ihumātau. In Aroha Bridge’s season three finale, Kamo Kamo Corporation constructs a wall separating Aroha Bridge from the rest of Read more

700 gather in Ohakune for 72nd Hui Aranga

Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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About 700 people gathered In Ohakune for this year’s Hui Aranga. Three-quarters of them were youth. The Hui Aranga, or Maori Easter Gathering, is a Maori Catholic celebration of Holy Week and Easter. Groups come to it from all over the North Island. This year they included Clubs from Tauranga (Tauranga Moana), Wairoa (Tawhiti a Read more

Hato Petera students doing a home make over on their hostel

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The students at Hato Petera College are taking things into their own hands in an effort to ensure their hostel remains a going concern. The Ministry of Education doesn’t have oversight of school hostels, but it is responsible for their licensing and in extreme circumstances they can revoke them. The ministry has expressed concerns about Read more

Schools blind to gifted Maori

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Gifted Maori children are being overlooked in the classroom because teachers are failing to recognise their unique genius, says a researcher. Massey University education associate professor Jill Bevan-Brown said schools tend to focus on academic subjects but giftedness in Maori students is broader. Related Posts:More than two thirds of the children who died in state Read more