Wednesday, January 17, 2018

High on a Hill

November 17, 2008 by  
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Listening to the tributes about my great grandmother Moewaka Jane Rapana (or Nama as she was affectionately called) it wasn’t hard to imagine her walking between us all standing there. It seemed fitting that she would rest on the high hill overlooking her beloved

Breath of Life

November 14, 2008 by  
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The first time I exchanged a memorable hongi was with a very distinguished maori gentleman at the Wellington Art Gallery (during a private showing of a Goldie exhibition). He looked uncomfortable standing in a line-up top heavy with

Deep calls to Deep

November 8, 2008 by  
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We waited expectantly at the gate entrance to Haranui Marae. We must wait until the call of the karanga is heard (this is the ceremonial call of welcome performed only by the women). Hearing the karanga indicates to us that we are free to approach our hosts across

Motuihe Trust

October 1, 2008 by  
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The vision for the Motuihe Trust is that Motuihe Island will be a natural environment of indigenous flora and fauna together with identified significant historic sites, offering a quality recreational, environmental and educational experience to visitors

IT Guys

July 20, 2008 by  
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Terrifically handsome men still unnerve me, even at my age now. I’m never sure why that is exactly, all I know is that in the company of one or more of them I have a hard time getting my thoughts to act cohesively