Auckland Climate Festival 2022

Logo Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – For a second year we spotlight the work of the Auckland Climate Festival — aucklandclimatefestival.co.nz — an open platform created to celebrate and accelerate climate action. Events takes place October 1-31. Hashtag: #aucklandclimatefestival 2022 theme: Ancestor, me. I am a good ancestor. Believing in our future. Key Linksaucklandclimatefestival.co.nz – Book a …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2022

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2022’s Māori Language Week (September 12-18 or 12-18 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek, #reomāori Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together …

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Poster Aotearoa New Zealand – Te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning, and public usage. Māori Language Week is celebrated annually in September …

Aotearoa New Zealand on the Social Web

Artwork What are your inspired, go-to online resources for Aotearoa New Zealand? Whether you’re a Kiwi or a friend of the island, share with us your recommendations that make the most of the social web. This presentation features snapshots from websites and social web channels and apps. We welcome your interaction — comments, questions, suggestions, …

Māori Proverbs = Whakataukī

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) To better understand a different culture, it helps to savor the wisdom transmitted via proverbs. For this year’s Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, we are creating artwork with translations of our insightful Māori proverbs (Whakataukī) into English and Spanish. Corrections and suggestions are welcome. Elsewhere on the WebProverbs – …

Celebrating Matariki 2022

Poster: Logo (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a pinnacle celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hashtags: #Matariki #Matariki2022 The significance of the adoption of Matrariki is one of the global signposts that perhaps some things are improving. Twitter Momenttwitter.com/i/events/1535827047099998208 Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades in the constellation …

Aotearoa New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag What would locals like others know about New Zealand (Aotearoa)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Google DocsCollaboration in NZ Travel and Tourism HeadlinesSaving the night sky: New Zealand’s craziest experiment yet? – BBCPhoto Essay: Dawn Raids apology at Auckland Town Hall – RadioNZNew Zealand’s ‘brain gain’ boostThe Māori tribe …

Te Waipounamu = South Island

Poster RNZ: Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson has approved the original Maori names for the North and South Islands … The original names are Te Ika-a-Māui, meaning the fish of Māui,, for the North Island, and Te Waipounamu, the waters of greenstone, for the South Island. Elsewhere on the WebNames of NZ’s two main islands …

Te Ika-a-Māui = North Island

Poster RNZ: Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson has approved the original Maori names for the North and South Islands … The original names are Te Ika-a-Māui, meaning the fish of Māui, for the North Island, and Te Waipounamu, the waters of greenstone, for the South Island. Elsewhere on the WebNames of NZ’s two main islands …

Christchurch Links

Christchurch Flag What would locals like others know about Christchurch (Ōtautahi)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat fashion: HeadlinesA New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades City Councilhttps://ccc.govt.nzhttps://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/newslinehttps://twitter.com/ChristchurchCC Librarieshttps://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/https://twitter.com/ChristchurchLib Elsewhereteara.govt.nz/en/canterbury-places/page-8 Embedded Tweets WikipediaChristchurch Planeta.com