Haka

Buzzwords Haka = Traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand (Aotearoa) Recommended Listening The evolution of Haka, Countdown to Te Matatini – RadioNZ Headlines They’re not all called ‘haka’ — the differences between Pacific war dances Embedded Tweets We have haka words 4 you to learn in the …

Waitangi Day

Photo New Zealand (Aotearoa) marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. The day was first officially commemorated in 1934 and it has been a public holiday since 1974. Livestreaming Waitangi is a small town and historical landmark where Māori Chiefs and the British Crown signed the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o …

Greymouth, New Zealand

Photo: Ron Mader, Greymouth New Zealand – Located at the mouth of the Grey River, Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town on the West Coast of the South Island. For the slow adventures, Greymouth is a hub for unusual, rural adventures. Options include stargazing, fly-fishing, biking and hiking. To the north are the famous …

Marae

Buzzwords Marae = communal or sacred place that serves religious and social purposes in Polynesian societies, including New Zealand (Aotearoa). Wikipedia Marae Planeta.com Māori Indigenous New Zealand = Aotearoa Waitangi Day

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19

Logo The Institute of Development Studies at Massey University hosted the Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference January 24-25, 2019 at the Albany campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Hashtags: #Tourism4SDGs19 #Tourism4SDGs Key Links tourism-sdg.nz Livestreaming About Tourism and the SDGs Program Facebook @Tourism4SDGs Questions What are examples of tourism delivering on its potential to be …

Living Standards Framework

Buzzwords Recent development in New Zealand The New Zealand Treasury is the Government’s lead economic and financial advisor. To improve the quality of our policy advice, the Treasury has developed its Living Standards Framework (LSF) and an LSF Dashboard to help analyse and measure intergenerational wellbeing. The LSF builds on 30 years of New Zealand and …

Waitangi

Photo: Tai Ha, Waitangi Waitangi is a small town and historical landmark where Māori Chiefs and the British Crown signed the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) , the founding document of New Zealand (Aotearoa). The name means weeping waters in the Māori language. Every year on February 6, New Zealand marks the signing …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngai Tahu …