Maori

Photos

Inside the Homecoming Party For Aotearoa’s Kapa Haka Champs

Te Matatini winners Ngā Tūmanakō are welcomed back to Hoani Waititi Marae in West Auckland.
Frances Morton
2.26.19
Documentary

A New Documentary Shows How Education in NZ and the US is Divided on Racial Lines

Where you learn depends on where you live, and where you live often depends on what colour you are.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.13.18
News of Zealand

K-Pop Band Apologises for Opening Track With a Māori Karakia

"We did not hope or mean to offend any Māori people, or anyone for that matter."
VICE Staff
12.3.18
Te Ao Māori

The Māori App Connecting New Zealanders to Their Whenua

Arataki goes beyond colonial history to tell the indigenous stories behind some of Aotearoa's most famous locations.
Kahu Kutia
11.7.18
RACISM

This New Zealand Lecturer Gets Hate Mail For Doing His Job

Police are investigating the racist rants that turn up in Vini Olsen-Reeder's inbox.
Kahu Kutia
10.29.18
Zealandia

Remembering the Legacy of Aotearoa's Māori Suffragettes

"What lofty mountain should we aim for next? I think a wahine Māori Prime Minister is only the start."
Kahu Kutia
10.11.18
News of Zealand

Captain Cook Statue To Be Removed From A Sacred Gisborne Mountain

Local iwi Ngāti Oneone says the removal is an opportunity to celebrate the area's pre-colonial history.
Zoe Madden-Smith
10.2.18
Zealandia

How a Fighter Channels Her Iwi's Female-Led History to Inspire the Present

Northland's Toa Ngātihine gym, and star fighter Quinita Hati, are changing the lives of local youths.
James Borrowdale
9.19.18
News of Zealand

Māori Drivers Die In Police Pursuits At Twice the Rate of Pākehā

Some experts say the unconscious bias of law enforcement is a contributing factor, a charge denied by the NZ Police Association.
Zoe Madden-Smith
9.17.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

New Zealand Artist Rei is Pushing the Boundaries of Māori Music

"There is no existential crisis about whether te reo belongs in a trap song. The language is our treasure, and we have a right to use it as we wish."
Kahu Kutia
9.14.18
noisey meets

Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry — Noisey Meets

Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
Noisey Staff
9.13.18
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

New Zealanders Tell Us Why They're Marching for Te Reo Māori

"It fills me with hope for the world."
James Borrowdale
9.13.18
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