maori culture

Celebration of Waitangi Day

By PHILIP CHANDLER African drummers, an Indonesian performance group and the local Highland pipe band will perform tomorrow during Queenstown’s Waitangi Day celebrations. The City Hall-organised event, running from 11am till 2pm on Earnslaw Park, this year’s focusing on both New...

Te reo name for new school

By HUGH COLLINS A new Queenstown school’s been gifted an official te reo name from local iwi. Ngai Tahu’s blessed the 600-pupil Hanley’s Farm school as ‘Te Kura Whakatipu O Kawarau’, which it’ll be officially known as. Te Kura means a place of...
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