Reciting and recording whakapapa is a skill which reflects the importance of genealogy in Māori society. It helps esh out the story of leadership, land and fishing rights, kinship and status. As I understand it, and this is far from my specialist topic, reciting whakapapa with the speaker’s name spoken after the lineage description is a correct method of formal self introduction.
Today, the 87-year-old Mount Maunganui local has smashed over 60 Masters Games and world records, survived crash-landing a glider in the middle of The Mount football field, competes in yearly half-ironman competitions, and holds the record for the most swims around the Mount (29, to be precise).
Our innovative guest columnist, Ulrich Frerk, talks about the internet of things (IoT): a network for all electronic devices to 'talk' to each other.
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The director of the Tauranga Art Gallery asks, “What's all the fuss about?”
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Columnist Yolande King from EVES Real Estate continues her series of advice for homeowners.
I overcommit. Either because i feel guilty for saying no or because I suffer major FOMO (fear of missing out).
As a columnist, I usually take comfortable refuge in the rosily self-edited highlights of my memory and experiences. This issue, the ed has gone hard cop and asked me to share some of my mistakes.
On Sunday I was incredibly lucky to have lunch with the head girl of girl bosses: Theresa Gattung. Theresa owned the corporate sector as CEO...