Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Inspirational Māori Stories Coming To Māori Television

Māori Television’s new series, TE ITI KAHURANGI – THE JOURNEY TO SUCCESS, provides fresh and intimate profiles of Māori success across sport, business, the arts and health.

Starting on Monday, February 24 at 8.00pm, the 13-part series features three individuals or groups in every episode, from well-known Māori musicians, aspiring fashion designers and community leaders to PhD students, celebrity chefs and budding entrepreneurs.

Producer Lara Northcroft, of Velvet Stone Media Ltd, says the show gives a good, rounded look into the lives of different people and showcases the stories that we don’t often hear about.

“Everybody has an amazing dad or an amazing aunty that has a story to tell… and we really want to acknowledge the talent in our communities.

“As Māori we look at success differently, it’s not just about how much you earn, it is about how we look after ourselves, our whānau, hapū and iwi.”

In the series we meet Mihikore Owen, wfaho after a successful 16 years as a police officer decided to upskill herself and with another two years of training she finally became a fully-fledged detective.

Her story doesn’t end there however, and after breaking her neck and being recently diagnosed and treated for cancer Mihi now has a new take on the important things in life.


In the first episode of TE ITI KAHURANGI – THE JOURNEY TO SUCCESS on February 24 at 8.00pm we visit Ria Hall, who has been making waves on the mainstream music scene since her performance at the opening of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Since then, the singer/songwriter has been riding the wave of success going on to win both a Māori Music Award and a NZ Music Award.

The first episode of the show will also feature make-up designer Phoenix Renata of Phoenix Cosmetics and portrait photographers Taaniko and Vienna Nordstrom of Soldier Portraits Road, who launched their vintage-style portraits at the Kawhia KaiFest in early 2013, and had no idea they had hit upon a winning business idea.

Tune in to TE ITI KAHURANGI on Mondays at 8.00pm from February 24 for positive success stories that extend beyond financial wealth and societal expectations.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On War Crimes And The Afghan Insurgency

Truly, with friends like former defence Minster Wayne Mapp, the SAS does not need enemies. At the very least, the Hit and Run book has raised the possibility that the New Zealand SAS committed war crimes in the attack they led in Afghnistan upon the villages of Naik and Khak Khuday Dad...

Mapp’s attempted defence of the SAS on RNZ this morning unintentionally indicated that collective punishment was baked into the planning exercise for the raid, and also into how the raid proceeded on the ground. More>>

 
 

Little Heading For Court: Apology Over Donation/Hotel Contract Claims Not Accepted

Today I want to publicly apologise unreservedly to Mr Hagaman for any hurt, embarrassment or adverse reflection on his reputation which may have resulted from my various media statements. I have offered that apology to the Hagamans. More>>

ALSO:

Biscuit Tin Of Democracy: World Heritage Site Protection, Ombudsman and Equal Pay Bills Drawn

On Thursday, 23 March 2017 three places are available on the Order Paper for the first reading of a Member’s bill. The ballot was held, and resulted in the following bills being drawn... More>>

ALSO:

Emissions Plan: NZ Needs More Science, More Trees, Fewer Beasts

A combination of technology breakthroughs, much more plantation forestry, and a big switch away from pastoral, particularly dairy farming, are identified as the key elements of any approach New Zealand takes to reducing its carbon emissions to a net zero level, according to a new report sponsored by the New Zealand chapter of GLOBE, a multi-party, global parliamentary grouping. More>>

ALSO:

"Backed To Win Seats": Labour Māori Seat MPs Won't Stand On List

The Labour Party is backing a request from its Māori seat MPs to stand as electorate MPs only, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More>>

OutsKey: John Key's Valedictory Speech

I rise to address this House for the very last time. It has been a huge privilege to have served the people of Helensville as their member of Parliament, and, of course, the people of New Zealand as their Prime Minister. More>>

ALSO:

Productivity Commission: New Models Of Tertiary Education Are Coming

The report is a broad-ranging inquiry into how well New Zealand’s tertiary education system is set up to respond to emerging trends in technology and the internationalisation of education, and changes in the structure of the population, and the skills needed in the economy and society... More>>

ALSO:

PM's Press Conference: Water Everywhere

Monday's Post-Cabinet press conference focused on water, with the Prime Minister fielding questions about the possibility pricing water taken for export. Mr English said the government was directing their water allocation technical advisory group to include export water in considerations. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news