Kia Manawaroa

Kia Manawaroa is the Ministry's pānui for whānau Māori with children in the education system.

Ko te kaupapa matua o Kia Manawaroa, he whakapāho pānui mo ngā whānau Māori me ā rātou tamariki e noho ana ki raro i te tawharau o Te Tāhūhū o te Mātauranga.

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Current issue: 

Kia Manawaroa pānui 4 Pipiri(external link)

  • Taika Waititi asks teachers to ‘unteach racism’ in our schools
  • Te Kaiaotanga o Te Reo: Te Tauihu-o-Te-Waka-a-Maui have their first Te Reo Māori revitalisation symposium
  • Ōmāio becomes the 400th ‘digital marae’
  • Paria Te Tai: inspiring young Ngāti Toa hearts and minds
  • Get into gaming!
  • Teaching Te Reo through animation
  • NCEA Pilots in 2021
  • Te Ao Māori and tikanga Māori to be taught in all Law schools
  • Whenua warrior: Kelly Marie Frances shares her love and passion for Papatūānuku

Previous issues:

Kia Manawaroa Pānui 21 Haratua(external link) 

  • Kiingi Tuheitia Portraiture Award: finalists announced
  • Kia Kotahi te Hoe: Student takes out the Race Unity Speech Awards
  • Rangatahi Māori changing the narrative around STEM
  • Dr Rangi Matamua launches new maramataka in time for Matariki
  • Ophir Cassidy: The first District Court Judge to be sworn in with a moko kauae
  • Te Kura: Learning happens everywhere
  • Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Awards
  • Free period products in schools

Kia Manawaroa Pānui 7 Haratua(external link)

  • Te Mōrehu Whakamutunga - The Last Survivor
  • Ngārimu video competition winners 2020
  • Tā Joe Williams: from 90’s singer to Supreme Court Judge
  • ASB Polyfest 2021
  • Our Māori Language Moment recognised in global awards
  • Whitihiko ki te Ao: a new kaupapa Māori digital training programme in Ōtaki
  • Ngā Iwi sign a kawenata with the Crown to reshape education for Māori
  • Thinking of returning to teaching? Check this out!

Kia Manawaroa Pānui Pānui 9 Paengawhāwhā(external link)

  • COVID 19: A snapshot in time
  • Cheap school holiday fun for kids
  • Navigate your world: Tuia Mātauranga GeoTours
  • Take your reo journey to the next level with a free reo plan
  • Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards: Has your team achieved outstanding results for ākonga?

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 26 Poutūterangi(external link)

Te Reo Māori | Māori language

  •  #MyMihi - learn and share your mihi

Toi Māori | Māori arts 

  • Māoriland Film Festival launches this week in Ōtaki
  • Cousins the film
  • Māori Artists exhibit their work at Waitomo Caves

Ngā Pūkenga me te Mātauranga | Skills, learning and education

  • Mātauranga Māori - online learning platform to inspire tamariki into STEM
  • Creatives in Schools Round 2 projects announced
  • Curriculum Advisory Group: expressions of interest now open

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 11 Poutūterangi(external link)

  • NZ Wars: Stories of Tainui
  • Our history through Te Takanga o Te Wā - Have your say
  • How Tauiwi (Non-Māori) can help us reach one million te reo Māori speakers by 2040.
  • Talking Together - Te Kōrerorero
  • Sign Language Interpreting Scholarship
  • TeachNZ scholarship programme 2021

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 1 Poutūterangi(external link)

COVID Update

  • Whānau living in Tāmaki Makaurau returns to Alert Level 3
  • Whānau living elsewhere in Aotearoa returns to Alert Level 2

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 25 Huitanguru(external link)

COVID update

  • KEA Kids News: Ground-breaking lawyer first to wear a mataora
  • The Hobbit is now available in Te Reo Māori!
  • Refreshing Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the New Zealand Curriculum
  • “Gifted Awards for Learners – open now!”
  • Entries for the 2021 Prime Minister’s Awards are now open
  • Free period products for all schools in Aotearoa

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 17 Huitanguru(external link)

COVID Update

  • Tāmaki Makaurau is at Alert Level 2
  • The rest of Aotearoa is at Alert Level 1

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 16 Huitanguru(external link)

COVID Update

  • Whānau living in Tāmaki Makaurau - Alert Level 3
  • Whānau living elsewhere in Aotearoa - Alert Level 2

Kia Manawaroa Pānui - 12 Huitanguru(external link)

  • E tū he Māori! Latest intake of future Māori leaders march at Waitangi echoing the footsteps of the Māori Battalion
  • Have your say - make history!
  • From Wakatipu to Whakatipu
  • Ākona te reo Māori ki Te Kura! | Learn te reo Māori with Te Kura (free online)
  • Ringa Toi Student Exhibition online
  • Tuihonoa Te Reo o Te Repo: The voice of the Wetland
  • ‘Manawa Hine’ celebrates the feats of fearless wāhine toa in the domain of Hinemoana
  • South Auckland STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) funding opportunity open to the community

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 27 Kohitātea(external link)

Ngā tapuwae kura | Sacred footsteps

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi

 Whakamānawatia te reo Māori | Honour te reo Māori

  • Jeremy Tātere MacLeod - second-language learner to te reo Māori champion!
  • Calling all Te Reo Māori champions - Toi Reo Māori wānanga start in February 2021!
  • Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori

He mea tautoko mā te Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea | NCEA Support

  • Te Kura Summer School
  • Free NCEA and the Whānau workshops
  • New Māori Performing Arts subject at NCEA Levels 1-3

Whāia te pae tawhiti

  • Free Career Advice for 2021. Are you looking for work or planning to study this semester?

Hauora | Wellbeing

  • Kia tau tōu hinengaro - Parent to Parent support for whānau caring for tamariki with disabilities

Huinga Waitangi

  • Waitangi Day Events around Aotearoa


Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 9 Hakihea(external link)

  • Hare Rua – Into the unknown, from surviving to thriving: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi
  • Tiny Superheroes have landed in Aotearoa!
  • Parent to Parent supports brighter futures for tamariki of all abilities
  • The largest Christmas party for special tamariki around Aotearoa
  • Ki te Ao Mārama
  • Arohanui in action
  • Direct Career Services 
  • Ako herekore | Fees Free Study
  • Community role models needed for Inspiring the Future Aotearoa
  • Service IQ – Māori Tourism
  • Rangatahi Māori paddle waka towards new career horizons
  • What’s it like to be a kaitakawaenga?
  • A Free workshop in Mahimaina (Minecraft: Education Edition) in te reo Māori sponsored by Microsoft
  • Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko – the National Digital Readiness programme
  • Kirihimete Gift Guide

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 25 Whiringa-ā-rangi(external link)

  • Te whānau McKay: "He waka eke noa"
  • Te Mana o te Reo Māori: Piripi Walker and Justice Joe Williams
  • Scholarships for Māori students at Melville High School
  • Te Kai a te Rangatira – Leadership from the Māori world
  • ClassroomNZ2020
  • Te Kura Summer School
  • A Better Start Literacy online literacy course
  • National Education and Learning Priorities (NELP) published
  • Draft NCEA Literacy & Numeracy standards
  • Unitech Year 9–10 Hackathon
  • Te Kura Mana Māori o Whangaparāoa guide rangatahi to career pathways
  • Te Ahu o te Reo Māori tenders

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 11 Whiringa-ā-rangi(external link)

  • Remembering Parihaka
  • Te Mana o te Reo Māori
  • Kotahi Rau Pukapuka – ngā pukapuka rongonui i te Reo Māori he kai mā te manawa
  • NCEA exams – What not to do
  • Auckland ākonga: Places available in Te Kura Summer Programme
  • Tiakina tō wairua
  • Te Kōrerorero | Talking Together
  • The new Equal Pay Amendment Act
  • Education Workforce Wellbeing Package for kaimahi in Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Māori-medium and te reo Māori Professional Learning Development (PLD) priorities

 Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 28 Whiringa-ā-nuku(external link)

  • Whānau values and choices in education
  • Māu hei kōrero | Have your say: Māori Performing Arts NCEA
  • Te Ahu o Te Reo Māori Request for Proposals 
  • Extras wanted for feature film
  • Te Ara Whiti Speaker Series: ‘Te Reo Rangatahi’
  • 2021 Ministerial Youth Advisory Group – calling for new members
  • More than NEETS the eye
  • Rangatahi navigate their future careers
  • Ka Hikitia in action at Blomfield Special School 
  • Quick tips for our rangatahi for NCEA
  • Free NCEA exam support available
  • Mental wellbeing supports for young people 

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 14 Whiringa-ā-nuku(external link)

  • Can’t get enough of te reo Māori? Look no further!
  • Three New Zealanders share their learning journeys discovering te reo Māori
  • Te Reo Māori Timeline and Biographies launch – Manatū Taonga
  • Tuia Mātauranga Te Tai Tokerau Education Programme
  • Māui Hangarau 2020 ki Ōtaki
  • What’s it like to be a psychologist?
  • Ka Ora, Ka Ako | Healthy School Lunches Programme

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 28 Mahuru (external link) 

  • Talking Matters to Tāmaki
  • Ngāi Te Rangi – Matauranga Reo
  • Kauwhata Reo
  • Kaupapa Kori
  • Te Tairāwhiti Festival
  • Kia manaaki tō wairua

 Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 21 Mahuru (external link)

  • Ka Maumahara Tātou i a Epineha Ratapu
  • New Appointments To Ngārimu VC & 28th Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board
  • Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia
  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
  • Te Mana o Te Reo Māori
  • Changing Alert Levels 
  • NCEA Change Programme
  • Raranga Matihiko – free online conference

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 14 Mahuru(external link)

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori & Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori
  • Ākina! Nā Wellington East Māori Department
  • Te reo Māori a taonga for us all
  • Te Mana o Te Reo Māori: History of Te Reo Māori launches
  • Mahuru Māori
  • Kōanga festival free and online
  • NCEA 2020: changes and additional support available
  • He Pikorua is live: the new practice framework for learning support staff
  • Kaiārahi i te reo equity pay claim
  • 180 Learning Support Study Awards for teachers and kaiako in 2021

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 7 Mahuru(external link)

  • He Poroporoaki
  • Mate korona – face coverings in kura
  • Learning at Alert Level 2
  • NCEA 2020
  • Mahuru Māori
  • Te wā tuku reo Māori 14–20 Mahuru
  • He karahipi mā ngā ākonga ihumanea

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 28 Akuhata(external link)

  • Alert Level 2
  • Mate Korona: Protect your whānau
  • Te wā tuku reo māori
  • Scholarships now open
  • Ngārimu scholarships
  • NCEA – Online support available
  • Distance learning support

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 21 Akuhata(external link)

  • Learning at Home in Alert L3
  • Whānau Hauora
  • Home Learning TV | Papa Kāinga TV is back!
  • Mauri Reo, Mauri Ora!
  • NCEA support available

Kia Manawaroa Pānui – 13 Akuhata(external link)

  • COVID-19 information for parents and whānau
  • The golden rules
  • Learning Support
  • If your child is in tertiary education
  • More information will be available

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