Wellington-based dramatic arts group 2Face Drama are on tour performing their latest production, The Rebel in Me. The message behind the production is youth suicide prevention.
They fought for her custody, now they're fighting for her education. Grandparents Paige Jordan and Michael Gower have taken full-time care of their granddaughter, who they say has been discriminated against.
In February next year a cycling group will cycle from Kauae cemetery in Rotorua to Wellington carrying the message of 'Smear you mea' founder Talei Morrison. Lead by former Māori party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell who says Talei's wanted to have 100% of all Māori performers at Te Matatini to have had checks before they hit the stage and we are going to make that happen.
Over 180 Māori and non-Māori Waikato University students graduated at Te Kohinga Mārama Marae, including widowed mother-of-eight Jackie Tamaki, who completed her Masters in Education in te reo Māori, even though she's still learning te reo.
The Government has announced more than $15 million to boost renovations at Porirua's Mana College. Education Minister Chris Hipkins says staff and students have put up with leaky buildings too long.
A Tauranga based quartet band has become a hit on Facebook after posting a number of songs that celebrates the Māori language. Led by front man Jeremy Hantler who has a background in country music and is also a school teacher says he was inspired by his Māori students and Māori songs
A feature length documentary about the successful In Zone Project that is helping hundreds of Māori and Pasifika teenage boys and girls attend two of Auckland's top education schools is hitting the screens nationwide.
Former original mentor now Director of Education, Neihana Reihana says the values of the initiative continue.
First-time students of coding from Te Kura Māori o Waatea in South Auckland are learning how to create the computer game Minecraft through its newly created reo Māori tutorial, Voyage Aquatic.