Biggest risk of Māori leadership in 2017

Biggest risk of Māori leadership in 2017

Below is a transcript of a 3 minute introductory speech I recently did at Onuku Marae for Canterbury University Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership wānanga. I acknowledge there are many risks facing Māori leadership, but I felt this covers a lot of the issues from a very high perspective. — Nǐhǎo, wǒ jiào Karaitiana Taiuru, Kia ora kouotu Ko Karaitiana Taiuru toku ingoa, Hi everyone my […]

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Protecting digital ancestor images

Protecting digital ancestor images

Digitising images of ancestors, taonga and places of cultural value and then sharing the image with whanau and friends on the Internet is common, as it is quick and easy to share with multiple people with just a few clicks of a button. Regularly I see ancestor images at marae being photographed on someones smart phone, likely to be shared on the Internet.  Today most […]

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Keyboard warrior definition

Keyboard warrior definition

The definition of a keyboard warrior is often used by non technically literate people as a derogatory term applied to online trolls/cyberbully and people who are online activists using technology to fight and raise concerns for a cause. Warrior is a term often reserved for elite special forces, learned people of fighting arts and experts of contact sports. The common factor being that to gain the term warrior, […]

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