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Audio | The power of Indigenous storytelling: Witi Ihimaera (New Zealand) and Ali Cobby Eckermann (Australia)

Listen to an interview with two internationally acclaimed indigenous writers: one being a first hand account of forced adoption and an education that promotes alienation from a child’s cultural roots; and both on the struggles and joys of reconnecting with … Continue reading

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Treating visitors to Te Puia geothermal park to an exhaustive peek into Maori culture, lore and legend: Women guides of the Te Arawa tribe – New Zealand

Read the full article and view more photos >> The Hindu, Travel, November 30, 2012 New Zealand smokes, it smells and then stuns you with its geysers, hot springs and boiling mud pools […] Rotorua is New Zealand’s geothermal wonderland. It is … Continue reading

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Māori language schools, radio stations, and television channel & Language Week – New Zealand

A language revives Māori language school class >> Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Māori Language Week. This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori (the Māori language) and to use more Māori phrases … Continue reading

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Video | New Zealand poetry visualized by the Storybox and National Park the project

More about the Storybox and National Park the project More about fiction writers and poets from New Zealand Read a poem by Maori writer Hone Tuwhare

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Indigenous poetry featured at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair – New Zealand

The inspiration for this project was a desire to bring to life quotes from great New Zealand authors. Created by Storybox and National Park the project was commissioned by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage for New Zealand ‘ s … Continue reading

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