As in a number of faiths active among Māori during the Second World War, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints faced challenges through the war, but nevertheless tried...
The summer scholarship students have been one of the most rewarding aspects of the wider Te Hau Kāinga project.
Housing, or rather a lack of it, has been a festering sore in New Zealand for some years, with the current government seemingly unable to fix the problem.
The focus for my research project was Māori in tertiary education during World War II.
The journey I had to finish this report was a long one.
In 1945 Pei Te Hurinui Jones stood as a candidate in the Western Māori seat; the following year he published his Māori translation of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.
When the 28 Māori Battalion left for war in 1940, it was perhaps expected that life was to change dramatically upon their return.
Narratives help us to understand the world around us and our place in it, they anchor identity, transmit cultural knowledge and practices, in essence narratives have power.
The purpose of my summer research project was to understand how contemporary performers of WWII waiata interpret the living legacy held within these songs and why they keep performing them...