A delegation of six people from the University of Waikato left for Colombia this week to attend the World Indigenous Business Forum.
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Ethnic minorities star on the 'big screen' in snowboarding
US award-winning filmmakers Teton Gravity Research are about to screen a story of three professional snowboarders weathering a storm like no other.
Brazillian business using haka as "cultural appropriation" says expert
A South American businessman has set up a development programme called Haka Training, to help people fulfill their potential in their personal and professional lives. But Māori researcher Karaitiana Taiuru says the man should stop practicing haka and change the name of his business to avoid causing more cultural appropriation.
Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy
Five carvers from Northland are set to travel to the United States to build a waka in memory of renowned navigator and master waka builder, the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby.
A Māori view of the rising volcanic activity
Two recent major volcanic eruptions in Hawai'i and South America's Guatemala have left communities and wildlife devastated, but what do Māori customs and beliefs make of all this environmental movement?
Arrest in Onehunga train station mugging
Police have praised the community for their assistance in tracking down a suspect in the assault of a Colombian man in Onehunga on Saturday 19 May.
Haka Energy drink company apologises to Māori
Māori Television received a response today from the Uruguay Haka Energy drink company which has caused an uproar online over the use of the Māori word, "Haka" and the branding of their drinks depicting Māori moko designs.
Scholarship to forge Māori and Latin American links
A group of Massey University students will forge links with indigenous students of Colombia later this year when they showcase innovative Te Reo Māori language learning methods as well as knowledge about the Treaty of Waitangi and its role in New Zealand’s history.
Aotearoa wāhine win gold in tug of war event at World Indigenous Games
The Aotearoa Wāhine rōpū has taken out the tug of war title at the World Indigenous Games in Brazil.
Ria Hall to join NZ Māori Arts & Crafts Institute to promote Māori culture in Brazil
The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) is returning to South America next month with their exhibition, Tuku Iho | Living Legacy, with the addition of renowned Māori songstress, Ria Hall.