Ngā kaupapa: Education, Entertainment, Indigenous, Te Arawa

Hei te Pīpiri puta ai te whakaahua matihiko iwi taketake hōu

Mere McLean
  • Waikato/Te Waiariki

Kua whai wāhi tētahi rōpū whakaahua matihiko nō Rotorua te mahi tahi me tētahi rōpū hanga pikitia nō Kānata ki te waihanga i tētahi kaupapa whakamana wāhine rangatahi iwi taketake ki runga i ngā mahi matihiko.

Ko Chanz Mikaere, kai-toi Māori tētahi i hapai nei ki te hanga i tētahi whakaahua matihiko. “Ko te whakaputa i ō tātau korero i roto i ngā ara whānui te huarahi e haere nei tātau. He pai tonu ngā mahi whakairo, raranga heoi he ara atu anō mo a tātau tamariki”. He mema a Mikaere nō te rōpū Digital Native e waihanga nei i ngā tirohanga Māori mo Anika ki roto i te whakaahua matihiko hōu Fierce Girls. He kaupapa e titiro nei ki a Anika me Kisik he kōtiro nō te iwi Cree o Kānata.

“Ko te wawana he kaupapa i ara ake na runga i te hiahia kia whakaatu i ngā korero iwi taketake mo te wahine ko te whakaatu ā tinana, ā hangarau, ka haere ngātahi ki te whakaawe i te hunga rangatahi”. He kaupapa tēnei na te ringa tohu rongonui a Loretta Todd, kua oti kē ngā whakaahua mo te kaupapa ki Kānata ki raro o te rōpū hanga pikitia o WorkShed ko te mahi a te rōpū TangataWhenua.com ki Rotorua ko te taha hangarau matihiko.

“He rere pai ngā whakawhitinga korero mai tēnei whenua me tērā whenua, ko te wero ahakoa e hui ana tētahi taha i te kotahi karaka i te ata, i te kotahi karaka i te ahiahia kei te waihanga matihiko tētahi atu, i ngātahi te haere na runga i te ipurangi”. Ka whakaterehia te whakaahua matihiko hei te marama o Pīpiri.