Tawaroa & Puawai are public figures and both members of Maimoa Music, Aotearoa’s premiere kaupapa Māori band. Our guests have amazing stories to share about their journey and careers in media, music and kaupapa Māori. They will lead workshops through Q&A sessions, engaging presentations and activities through kaupapa Māori. Participants will have an opportunity to interact while gaining a better understanding of Maori in media and the arts as well as the Matariki kaupapa lead by local leaders sharing knowledge and tikanga of the region.
AM Session: 9.30am - 12pm
PM Session: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Workshop themes (all ages)
Mana: Taking pride & leadership in yourself & your identity
Media: Māori in media & channels for expression
Music: Māori music development & the industry
Matariki: Local traditions & learning opportunities
Work collaboratively with local iwi to deliver a community event.
To encourage our local rangatahi / taiohi to embrace identity and diversity
Provide a safe learning environment for participants to develop their talents.
Enhance participants understanding of te kaupapa o Matariki.
Increased understanding of te kaupapa ō Matariki.
A healthy and strong working relationship with tangata whenua.
Identification for potential creative pathways for rangatahi / taiohi
An expression of interest from participants to continue the kaupapa.