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The Queen and Maori – a relationship based on mutual respect

Within Maoridom the Queen’s passing is met with sadness and gratitude. Shane Te Pou reflects on Queen Elizabeth’s relationship with Maori. Ko Kuini Irihapeti tuarua he mokopuna o Kuini Wikitoria, nana i tautoko te hainatanga o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. I te tau 1995, I haere mai a Kuini Irihapeti tuarua ki te tutaki i […]

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Health

Snapchat removes Māori tattoo filters after outcry

S napchat’s parent company has removed a filter that applied images of sacred Māori face tattoos, known as Tā Moko, to user’s faces. The filter caused outcry among communities of the indigenous people of New Zealand who are wary of the commercialisation of moko. Tā Moko are ancient symbols tied to genealogy and identity, that […]

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Snapchat removes Māori face tattoo filters after outcry in New Zealand

The social media company that owns Snapchat has removed filters that applied images of sacred Māori tattoos to users’ faces, after the discovery of the culturally offensive filters on social media apps provoked an outcry in New Zealand. An investigation by Radio New Zealand revealed filters featuring tā moko tattoos have proliferated on social media […]

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Business

‘Music makes you fall in love with people’: Marlon Williams on his ‘Māori disco bop’

It’s appropriate that Marlon Williams is chilling in a rocking chair when we talk. The only furniture more suited to his heady and breezy third solo album, My Boy, would be a hammock. The title track is a perfect indication: a good-times radio hit, or “Māori disco bop” as Williams puts it, set to guitar […]

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Health

Indigenous data sovereignty will make the internet a better place for Māori

Small organisations around Aotearoa are placing Māori values at the forefront of their digital services. For IRL, Shanti Mathias talks to some of those working towards a version of the internet that prioritises the needs of indigenous people.  Initially, Kaye-Maree Dunn (Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi) wanted to make Indigicoin, the world’s first indigenous cryptocurrency. As […]

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Weird

Mexicans + headband = maori

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Health

Why the in-form Cullen Grace was only a late call-up for the Maori All Blacks

9:21am, 23 June 2022 Cullen Grace made his All Blacks debut in 2020 following a breakout season for the Crusaders. The blockbusting loose forward was attributed with the hardest shoulders in the country by coach Scott Robertson and was rewarded with a spot in the first squad of Ian Foster’s regime as head honcho of […]

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Sports

Ireland’s five-match tour in New Zealand vs All Blacks and Maori All Blacks: How to watch live on Sky Sports

Johnny Sexton will lead Ireland as captain on their tour of New Zealand, live on Sky Sports Andy Farrell will look to lead Ireland to a first ever victory over the All Blacks on New Zealand soil this summer, exclusively live on Sky Sports. The tour is Ireland’s first since a 2018 2-1 series victory […]

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Sports

Ireland announce midweek Maori All Blacks clashes on New Zealand tour, live on Sky Sports

In addition to all three Tests vs the All Blacks, Ireland have added two further fixtures to their July tour to New Zealand, as they will face the Maori All Blacks in two mid-week matches (Wednesday June 29; Tuesday July 12); all five Ireland summer matches will be live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 17/05/22 […]

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Health

International Women’s Day: The wahine fighting for the rights of Māori and women past and present

Puna Wano-Bryant counts the apology from the Crown for the rape of Parihaka women as her greatest achievement as a woman. Wano-Bryant, of Taranaki, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Maniapoto, and Ngāti Awa, was the chairperson of Parihaka Papakainga Trust during reconciliation negotiations in 2017. The Crown had said it would apologise for the imprisonment of […]