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Application for Enrolment to Te Takapu o Rotowhio 2018 Shadow

Introduction

We are now seeking applications for the Te Takapū o Rotowhio (the National Bone & Stone Carving School). Applicants must be of Māori descent, be able to demonstrate a competency in Māori art and/or design, and have an ability and willingness to interpret and understand the theory component of this qualification.

 

To maintain the standard and quality of our graduates, places are strictly limited.

 

Applications for these positions close at 5PM, 26 January 2018.  We only accept signed original hard copies.

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Application for Enrolment to Te Wananga Whakairo Rakau o Aotearoa 2018 Shadow

Introduction

We are now seeking applications for the Te Wānanga Whakairo Rākau o Aotearoa (The Carving School). Applicants must be of Māori descent, be able to demonstrate a competency in Māori art and/or design, and have an ability and willingness to interpret and understand the theory component of this qualification.

 

To maintain the standard and quality of our graduates, places are strictly limited.

 

Applications for these positions close at 5PM, 26 January 2018.  We only accept signed original hard copies.

To learn more about Te Wananga Whakairo Rakau o Aotearoa, click here:
Application for Enrolment to Te Rito 2018 Shadow

We are now seeking applications for the Te Rito (The Weaving School). Applicants must be of Māori descent, be able to demonstrate a competency in Māori art and/or design, and have an ability and willingness to interpret and understand the theory component of this qualification.

 

To maintain the standard and quality of our graduates, places are strictly limited.

 

Applications for these positions close at 5PM, 26 JANUARY 2018.  We only accept signed original hard copies.

To learn more about Te Rito, click here:
Tuku Iho Los Angeles engages thousands Shadow

Following its runaway success in Washington DC earlier this year, the Tuku Iho l Living Legacy exhibition wowed thousands more people during its 14-day stint at Venice Beach, Los Angeles.

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NZMACI among Best Design Awards winners Shadow

The tohu (emblem), which identifies which airline staff on Air New Zealand flights speak fluent te reo Māori, scooped up the gold pin and the “supreme” purple pin in the Ngā Aho award section at this year's Best Design Awards.

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QUARTERLY SITE DEVELOPMENT UPDATE - SEPTEMBER Shadow

The significant site developments at Te Puia l New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts (NZMACI) continue to take shape, with the new Wānanga Precinct now closed in and the footprint of the new wharekai clearly visible.

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Stone carving debuts at Tuku Iho Shadow

For the first time, Tuku Iho l Living Legacy will include stone carving on site as part of its upcoming exhibition in Los Angeles in October.

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Tuku Iho | Living Legacy exhibition wows Washington DC – next stop California Shadow

American audiences have been wowed by New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts incredible exhibition Tuku Iho | Living Legacy – with about 250,000 visitors attending the exhibition and more than 1 million people engaging with the exhibition via social media channels.

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NZMACI Schools Administrator application now open Shadow

We are now seeking applications for NZMACI Schools Administrator.  

Applications for this position close 5PM, 31 July, 2017.  We accept signed original hard copies and digitally completed applications.

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Te Tapuwae o Te Waka (the National Waka School) applications now open Shadow

We are now seeking applications for Te Tapuwae o Te Waka (the National Waka School).  

Applications for these positions close 5PM, 29 June, 2017.  We accept signed original hard copies and digitally completed applications.

 

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Tuku Iho | Living Legacy 2017 Shadow

Te Puia | New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute is proud to present its Tuku Iho | Living Legacy U.S Tour.

Learn more about Tuku Iho here
Quarterly Site Development Update for June Shadow

Despite winter and the unpredictable weather conditions, Te Puia special projects manager Nick Dallimore says progress on Te Puia l New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s significant site developments are continuing at an excellent pace. 

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NZMACI 50th Celebrations – Takurua Event Shadow

NZMACI wishes to bring communities together to celebrate 50 years of services to the nation and to honour the many people that have been a part of that journey. 

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Air New Zealand tohu recognises fluency in te reo Māori Shadow

Air New Zealand have a new initiative on board allowing passengers to identify which airline staff speak fluent te reo Māori, thanks to a special new tohu (emblem) for their uniform.

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Significant bronze storehouse destined for UN Shadow

At more than 3.5 metres high and weighing nearly four tonnes, a substantial bronze whatarangi (storehouse) has been temporarily installed at Te Puia as it looks to stand the test of time before it’s gifted to the United Nations.

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‘Māori Boy Genius’ brings his knowledge to Rotorua Shadow

From the prestigious halls of Yale University to the steamy valley paths of Te Puia | New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), ‘Māori Boy Genius’, Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti has taken on a role at the institute to share Māori culture with the world. 

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Significant gift on the agenda for Iwi delegation’s UN visit Shadow

Sixty-eight iwi have maintained their staunch support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) at Waitangi on 5 February 2016, with an iwi delegation set to visit the United Nations in New York later this week.

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São Paulo to get a taste of kiwi haka Shadow

Brazil is about to get a real cultural flavor of New Zealand with a special kapa haka (Māori dance group) performance at a Designer Tours tourism roadshow in São Paulo in March.

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Living Kiwi culture on display to the world Shadow

Māori culture is set to be showcased on the world stage once again through a living art exhibition, Tuko Iho, on display in South America for the very first time this month.

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New student intake at NZMACI Shadow

The New Year has brought a new generation of carvers to the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) where they will learn the time-honoured tradition at the institute’s Te Wānanga Whakairo Rākau (National Wood Carving School) at Te Puia in Rotorua.

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Māori exhibition showcased to the world Shadow

The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s (NZMACI) Tuku Iho Exhibition continues its mission to inform and engage cultures around the world this month, with the exhibition set to open on 8 August in the state of Penang, Malaysia.

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School holidays in the pā Shadow

At Rotorua’s Te Puia these school holidays, manuhiri (visitors) can step back in time and experience what Māori life might have been like to live in a pā (village) setting during pre-European times

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New year brings new life for historic Māori treasure Shadow

The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) has embarked on a significant project to restore a historical pātaka (storehouse) that was originally built in 1902 for the 1906-07 New Zealand International Exhibition in Hagley Park, Christchurch.

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