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Māori leaders and heroes

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pakeha worl... Entry last updated: 06/04/17

Māori myths and legends

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath... Entry last updated: 03/08/17

Māori language (te reo)

Te reo Māori is the native language of Aotearoa New Zealand. It is very important to Māori culture and identity, and forms a part of New Zealand's culture an... Entry last updated: 30/08/17

Māori culture and customs

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr... Entry last updated: 30/08/17

First encounters (New Zealand)

2019 marks 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Europeans during James Cook and the Endeavour's 1769 voyage from England to Aotearoa (New Zea... Entry last updated: 12/11/18

Matariki

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also know as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the st... Entry last updated: 20/04/17

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874 - 1950)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su... Entry last updated: 24/05/17

Health and well-being (hauora)

Health and well-being are important aspects in our life. Hauora is a Māori view of health unique to New Zealand, and covers the physical, mental, social and ... Entry last updated: 10/10/17

Dame Whina Cooper (1895 - 1994)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ... Entry last updated: 02/05/17
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