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A New Napier Cultural Walking Tour in Town

“Ko koutou kua whai i a Pania, kua haere mai no ngā tai ki uta ki te whenua ā Karitoki Nau mai, piki mai, kake mai.” “So to you who have arrived here from over the seas, to you who have been lured like Pania from the sea tides to the lands of Karitoki,Welcome, welcome

Rotary Kick-Start Award winners announced

Image: Model wearing kotahitanga t-shirt (T-shirt available on the Koru Enterprises online store), and participants at the Recreate Girls Club. Thanks to Rotary Club of Newmarket and Rotary Club of Wellington, three North Island social enterprises have been awarded cash prizes as part of the Rotary Kick-Start Awards. Laura Ansell from Ākina was part of the

The Tikanga Of Honouring Your Teacher

In the recently released doco, Mō Te Iwi: Carving For The People, Rangi Hetet speaks about his teacher, Hone (John) Taiapa, more than 60 years after he learned whakairo under the renowned master carver. “I thank my teacher, John.” – Rangi Hetet says at 82 years of age Our father, Rangi’s acknowledgement of his teacher, as the source of his own knowledge

Kōrero at Mōrena Espresso

Kia ora koutou! Come along to Napier’s first pop-up te reo Māori for beginners, with our very own kaiako (teacher) Leo Te Kira, from Tīmata Tutorials. Buy a delicious inu (drink) and the class is FREE! Enjoy Mōrena’s extensive healthy range of coffees, teas, and kombucha, made with aroha (love) from Tama the barista extraordinaire.

Manawatū NZ Travel Series

WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT MANAWATŪ, NZ? “Ko Manawatū te awa, he awa tapu, hei piringa mauri, hei piringa tāngata..” “The sacred river of Manawatū, where life force remains to bring people together.” Recently Koru Enterprises was part of a tourism delegation invited by CEDA to experience the transformation and manākitanga (hospitality) of this special region We were warmly