Monthly Archives: June 2018


Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-06-26T10:42:00+12:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, Language is more than a way to communicate—it offers a unique worldview. It’s almost impossible to fully appreciate Māoritanga without understanding Te Reo Māori. When a language falls silent, both wisdom and basic information are often lost, such as knowledge about healing plants and the environment, its stories, Karakia and Waiata. Language [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-06-13T08:41:05+12:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, Over the weekend, as part of the Tōtaranui 250 – First Encounters project, the Tōtaranui Trust hosted the Swedish ambassador on a haerenga down to Meretoto (Ship Cove). Pictured here in front of the pouwhenua at Meretoto are from left to right, Raymond Smith, Cressida Bishop, Judith MacDonald, Alice Taylor, Swedish Ambassador Par [...]

Nick’s Kōrero

By |2018-06-05T16:09:58+12:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Kia ora koutou, There has been a lot of debate on what key success factors are in life. Recently “grit,” has been discussed as the key ingredient in personal success. It has been defined as, passion and sustained persistence applied toward long-term achievement, with no particular concern for rewards or recognition along the way. Grit [...]