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Te Reo teacher takes home top prize

Rauhina Cooper, who teaches te reo matatini and te reo Māori in Hamilton was named winner of a prestigious national award that recognises contemporary teaching practice in New Zealand. Rauhina is 2019’s NEXT Foundation’s Expert...

Chee hoo! Pasifika Festival more than just a hula

With a loud “chee hoo” and a whole lot of chop suey the Pasifika Festival in the Bay of Plenty is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and the festival is going to be...

Te ao Māori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students

World-building game Minecraft and classroom version, Minecraft: Education Edition, have inspired millions of children the world over. Now young learners will get to explore the traditional world of Māori in block form, with the brand-new...

Book born in Rotorua helps inform early childhood education cultural practices

The book refers to a Ngāti Rangiwewehi tupuna, Hikairo, as an exemplary figure around which the content is based. The The Hikairo Schema was reaffirmed for publication at a tribal meeting at the weekend and...

Treaty experience plays part in new outdoor education centre

A new Bay of Islands outdoor education centre aims to give Kiwi kids a taste of adventure along with solid knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Three ways to promote positive outcomes for Māori in English-medium education

Sarah-Kay Coulter shares three solutions to promote positive change for the 187,731 Māori students in education in New Zealand today and tomorrow. Māori make up 15% of the population in New Zealand. Currently, 187,731 Māori...

Fighting racism in our schools

A Māori educational leader is welcoming a new programme to tackle racism and bias in New Zealand schools. By Thomas Croskery.

Kōhanga reo volunteers will get minimum wage by 2021 in Budget boost

Kōhanga reo volunteers will be paid the minimum wage by 2021 in a Budget boost seen as a first step towards resolving a Treaty of Waitangi claim lodged eight years ago.

Working as one whānau for the success of Māori trainees

Careerforce te toi pūkenga, Access Community Health, Idea Services, and Oceania Healthcare recently celebrated the signing of Te Tiriti o te Whanaungatanga.

Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence

A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.
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