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  • Māori and indigenous views on R and R: Resistance and Resilience

    Penehira, Mera; Green, Alison; Smith, Linda Tuhiwai; Aspin, Clive (Nga Pae o Te Māramatanga, 2014)
    This article explores the development of Mäori and Indigenous frameworks of resilience, considering the impact of engaging with largely State- led notions of resilience on Mäori development. We highlight the closely linked ...
  • Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti Kapa Haka

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013-02-21)
    Te Matatini is the World Champion Competition. Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti; Pool performance on Day 1 of the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Competition. Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti placed second in the pool and qualified for the Top 9 ...
  • Te Poutikanga

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-01-25)
    Te Poutikanga was composed to pay homage to the newly appointed spiritual leader of Te Haahi Ringatū Mr Wirangi Pera who was appointed on the 1 January 2014. This composition was performed by ŌpōtikiMai Tawhiti at the ...
  • Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti Kapa Haka

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015)
    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti competed in Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haka Competition and placed second overall out of 45 kapa haka. Placed 1st Male Leader, 1st Waiata a Ringa Composition, 1st, Poi Composition, 2nd Haka ...
  • Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-02-22)
    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti competed at the Mātaatua Regional Kapa Haka Competition 2014 to qualify for the Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haka Competition 2015, Christchurch. Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti placed first overall, 1st ...
  • Kirihaehae

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    A haka composed about moko. My grand aunt Tangiwai took the moko chin tattoo so when the man from Tauranga, Kōraurau Te Kani that she had been betrothed to arrived at Whitianga Bay on the East Coast of the Bay of Plenty, ...
  • Te Kuranui

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-09-27)
    Ko te tūāpapa o tēnei kōrero Te Kuranui he titiro ki te tūāpapa o Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti kapa haka. He aha te take i whakatūngia ai tēnei Kuranui e karangatia ana ko Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti? Hai tāhūhū mō tēnei tuhinga raurūtia ...
  • Te Tarata

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-10-10)
    This composition placed second in the Haka Composition Section. Te Tarata this composition commemorates the battle of Te Tarata in Te Whakatōhea 15 October 1865. This was the aftermath of the killing of the missionary Rev ...
  • Tū Māori Ake: Seeking which is above.

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-02-03)
    Te Waka Āwhina 2015 Seeking that which is above Kaupapa - Philosophy o Aotearoa “Tū Māori ake” E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga, nei rā te powhiri ki a koutou katoa ‘MĀ TE MĀORI, MŌ TE MĀORI’ Te Waka Āwhina o ...
  • E Tama Hikairo

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-01-22)
    E Tama Hikairo was composed to welcome Kīngi Tūeheitia's the Māori Kings first grandchild that was born in September 2014. Kīngi Tūheitia had Te Haahi Ringatū tūā (Christen) Hikairo. This composition talks about the royal ...
  • Hāwatewate

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-01-08)
    Hāwatewate; this composition is in remembrance of the hanging of the Ōpōtiki missionary Rev Carl Sylvius Volkner by the Hauhau, Kereopa Te Rau of Ngāti Rangiwewehi of Te Arawa. As a consequence the Te Whakatōhea chief ...
  • Kōkō Kehe

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013-11-11)
    This composition placed first in the Poi Composition section. Kōkō Kehe; this composition is about a fish species namely the Kehe. This composition talks about the appearance of this fish it has grennstone pounamu like ...
  • Horowaewae

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012-09-13)
    Horowaewae is dedicated to Horowaewae Maxwell a Te Matatini Lifemember. Horowaewae is from the Rotorua area and the Te Arawa iwi. He is a foundation member of the champion kapa haka Ngāti Rangiwewehi. Horowaewae has been ...
  • Wairangi

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012-10-01)
    Wairangi this composition was composed at the time Māori were in court with the Crown over the ownership of fresh water (water rights). It talks about Kīngi Tūheitia holding the Water Summit hui at Tūrangawaewae and ...
  • Te Ika Huirua o Te Mate

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-02-12)
    This composition is a lament to two staesman of the Māori world Apira Mahuika of Ngāti Porou and Tama Huata of Ngāti Kahungunu. Both men were giants in their respective areas, governance, tribal politics cultral revival ...
  • Maori Flourishing in a Fast Changing World - Inaugural Professorial Address

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015-11-17)
    A strong sense of who one is and that one’s life matters is vital to health and wellbeing. Without meaning and belonging many people, families and communities lie open to the risk of mental illness, addiction, transience, ...
  • Poi Apakura

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    Poi Apakura portrays the battles both pre European contact through to the land wars and the confiscation of 400,000 acres of Te Whakatōhea land s in 1865 with the killing of the missionary Rev Catl Volkner known as Te ...
  • E Kui Rāwinia

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015)
    E Kui Rāwinia; this composition is a lament to a Te Whakatōhea chieftainess who married the paramount Ngāti Porou rangatira Tokorua (Toko) Te Kani. This composition recites the genealogical ties between the East Coast iwi ...
  • E Ara Apanui

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012)
    E Ara Apanui recites the genealogical links between the Te Whakatōhea iwi and the host people of the Te Whānau a Apanui iwi. This new composition was performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti at the Mātaatua Regional Kapa Haka ...
  • Te Whakatōhea Maurua

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    Te Whakatōhea Maurua is a Whakaeke item that was composed to commemorate the rangatira of Te Whakatōhea that lost their lives in the colonial wars of the mid nineteenth century at the hands of the Te Arawa people who were ...

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