Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing …

Tahu Taxi

Poster Otautahi/Christchurch – Radio station Tahu FM has launched a new season of its popular Tahu Taxi series. Each episode of the web series features kōrero with prominent whānau who are on their individual te reo Māori journeys while they are driven around in the Tahu FM “taxi” and taken to significant landmarks. The show’s …

Kea

Photo: Pedro Szekely, On the Road Kea = a mountain parrot with a long, narrow bill and mainly olive-green plumage (New Zealand (Aotearoa)) Embedded Tweets A new intelligence test involving Kea has confirmed what anyone who’s ever met one knows – they’re clever – as clever as primateshttps://t.co/L1LncOjpwX — RNZ (@radionz) March 15, 2020 Planeta.com …

Predator Free

Adjectives New Zealand (Aotearoa)  – The government has launched its strategy aimed at making the country predator free by 2050. Announcements One step closer to Predator Free 2050 beehive.govt.nz/release/new-zealand-be-predator-free-2050 Headlines Government outlines plan to make New Zealand predator free by 2050 A conservation summit on Predator Free NZ 2050 Predator Free NZ – ambitious and …

Fiordland National Park

Photo: Bernard Spragg, On Doubtful Sound The largest of New Zealand’s 14 national parks is Fiordland with an area of 12,607 square kilometers (4,868 sq miles). The park is administered by the Department of Conservation. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/YkF2GMQ56aHjtzXd6 Milford Track The Milford Track is one of the most famous Great Walks in New Zealand. Places …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of Conservation staff …

Wild New Zealand

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity, and parks in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Features Department of Conservation New Zealand Great Walks in New Zealand Birds Kākāpō Kea Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura Ministry for the Environment Motto: Aotearoa – he whenua mana kura mō te tangata Making New Zealand Aotearoa the most liveable place in the world …

Rāhui

Rāhui = to put in place a temporary ritual prohibition, closed season, ban, reserve Elsewhere on the Web Māori Dictionary teara.govt.nz Embedded Tweets my cousin pointed out the govt has put a rāhui on the country and I'm suddenly less stressed about it. #temporaryrestriction — librarykris (@librarykris) March 19, 2020 Wikipedia Rāhui Planeta Māori Māori …

Wild New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links relate to Wild New Zealand (Aotearoa) presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @Spokesbird @envirohistoryNZ @LCR_NZ @AlisonBallance @RNZScience @EDS_NewZealand @Forest_and_Bird @NZGreens @valentinadinica @wildsidenz @DOCWestCoast @NZGreatWalks @outdoorsnz_nz @Forest_and_Bird @nzbirdsonline @newzealandbirds @upcountrynz @NZConJobs @sciblogsnz @OSNZBirdsNZ @FMC_NZ @DOCTSAmbassador @rebecca_jarvis @kimi_collins Hashtag #wildnz Trees Kereru are the only remaining species able to disperse the large seeds …

Auckland Links

Auckland Coat of Arms Links related to Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Zip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling ride Aucklanders, what do you want from your city? Auckland is a biodiversity paradise Volcanic cones regain Māori names 36 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand Auckland starts shaping aerotropolis Twitter …