After receiving his pūhoro, Silveira decided the time was right to embrace his mataora and represent the symbols of his ancestors.
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Mixed iwi reaction to new 600 bed prison
There's mixed reaction by iwi to the government's plan to build a new 600 bed facility at Waikeria Prison in Waikato, to relieve pressure on the growing prison population.
Waikeria gets new 500-bed prison, mental health facility
A new 500-bed prison and the country’s first 100-bed mental health facility will be built at the Waikato prison of Waikeria by 2022. This will replace the 100-year-old high-security “top jail”, which will be closed down.
Reviving Māoridom's diminishing orators
Waikato - Tainui is taking Māori language revitalisation into their own hands, implementing the final stage of a seven-part te reo strategy called Te Pae Kākā in the hopes of replenishing a diminishing pool of orators on marae throughout the region.
Reo Māori song E Kī takes over social media
With over 34,000 views on Facebook alone, Rei and his new song E Kī has hip-hop lovers across the country rapping in te reo Māori and will be releasing a Reo Māori EP.
Artist Mr G connecting whenua to tūpuna
Mutli media artist Graham Hoete also known as Mr G has taken his style of art from the streets to the cliff side. The artist whose popularity soared after creating the memorial Prince picture in Australia and America and the Steven Adams portrait in the United States, has released a ‘Sneek Peek’ of his latest artwork on a cliff side in Parawera close to Te Awamutu.
Gibson off to battle it out at ICC U19 World Cup
Māori cricketer, Zak Gibson flies off to compete in the biggest competition of his life. He 's going battle it out at the 2016 ICC U19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
NZers keen on exercise?
The results of a study commissioned by Southern Cross Health has found a high number of NZers exercise less than once a week.