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A journey into why we still need our Wise Woman Sages

As a young woman of the world, I’ve often wondered how I would successfully steer my way through the many stages womanhood. 

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The Only Project: Setting A Framework of Community Education and Public Information about Native Peoples of Oregon.

There is really only one project. Sometimes it seems like there are many projects, but really there is only one. Over the past 10-15 years I have worked to bring greater understanding of the tribes of Oregon to the public, to students, elders, communities, schools, university classes, to cities and counties and organizations. 1,097 more words

Morris The Morepork

Morris has always been a character I’ve wanted to develop into a children’s story. He was a beautiful Morepork that lived in my aunties neighbours letter box, and we all named him Morris. 67 more words


the coolest hot spot around, part 2

It seems I left you hanging on the edge of your seats a few days ago, having tantalized you with some of Rotorua’s wonders before coolly ditching you for brevity’s sake.   1,332 more words

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Tamaki Village Overnight Stay

Thursday 26th – 27th Feb

Today we were welcomed to Tamaki Maori Village, to learn more about their culture and spend the night in one of the traditional carved sleeping houses. 274 more words


Aim High

Whāia te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei

Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain…

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Positive behaviour role models - Tu Tangata

At our school we are part of a Ministry of Education initiative called Positive Behaviour For Learning (PB4L). It’s aim is to help parents, whānau, teachers, early childhood centres and schools address problem behaviour, improve children’s wellbeing and increase educational achievement. 66 more words

Clive Madge