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The 175th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi -6th February 2015

Waitangi Day 6th February 2015

Kevin P Clements

The 6th February , Waitangi Day is a national holiday in New Zealand. It marks the 175th annversary of the Treaty of Waitangi. 474 more words

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World Suicide Prevention Day

A poem in thinking about world suicide prevention day.

When you were born
The Ātua took their finest
Threads and wove ancestry
Inside your blood so you… 144 more words


Local Māori Governance - A Briefing Note for Community Governance Workshop for Tairāwhiti

I’m helping organise a workshop on Community Governance, one of the presenters is from Portland, Oregon and we are wanting to give him some background on the local context, particularly Māori in governance roles. 1,520 more words

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The Past, and the weird feeling of being so close to it, yet so far away

I remember a trip to a river when I was muuuuch younger. We used to camp a lot growing up, and this one place we frequented for a couple of NY’s was set well off the beaten track. 470 more words