Rongoa-Kawakawa-Waikanae

Tēnā ano tātou – thank you for all of your support for last week’s blog! It is such an extraordinary privilege working with our Kaumatua and Kuiakuia Female elder Grandmother Māori | Noun | Listen and sharing their kōrerokōrero talk, stories, or discussion Māori |  Listen with you. Feeding back the responseRead more

Tutu. Photographer: Micheal Hall. © Te Papa&Ngati Toa.

Earlier this year we welcomed Ngāti Toa Rangatira into Te Papa to fill our iwiiwi tribe Māori | Noun | Listen gallery and to be our iwi in residence for two and a half years. Together with iwi leadership from Ngāti Toa and Te Papa, the exhibition ‘Whiti Te Rā! The Story of NgātiRead more

Māori Language Week 2014! To celebrate the Te Papa Education team offered teachers something new, as 37 teachers from all over Wellington, ranging from ECE to intermediate school, joined together to grow and support Te Reo Māori in the classroom. We played a range of kēmu to get the blood and the brain pumping,Read more