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TikiTouring around the capstone

May 30, 2012


(update: here are the pictures from the launch). In a first for Maori tourism a free Maori visitor app to the lower South Island is being launched this Friday. KUMA, (Te Kupeka Umaka Māori ki Araiteuru) the Māori business network for the lower South Island is launching a free app linked to the recent project […]

The SimPa story in words

June 11, 2009


Looking back (and forward!), SimPa is quite different to how we first conceived it. Despite these differences,  or perhaps because of them, it has far exceeded our expectations.  Here’s the first stab at the words to follow the SimPa pictures (these are my personal thoughts, Tori is doing the same, tomorrow they join forces to become […]

SimPa does the festival

September 18, 2008


We’ve been SimPa-ing at the Otago Maori and Pacific Island festival today.  What an amazing event, hundreds, perhaps thousands of kids performing and enjoying a wonderful celebration of diverse cultures.   Kids from several of the runaka groups Tori and Amber have been working with were performing.   These are from the combined Peninsula schools.  […]