Kawepūrongo

New faces, new life for Maori league

The women of Omaka Marae in Blenheim have brought back their branch of the MWWL from the verge of collapse in less than a year.

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Traci Houpapa wins Women of Influence Award

Member of the MWWL Putaruru branch for more than 10 years Traci Houpapa won a Westpac Women of Influence Award.

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Haka project raises funds/awareness

A Rotorua teenager is determined to “shatter the silence” to help prevent youth suicide.

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Addressing Whakamomori in Aotearoa helping to spread the word

The aim of the group was to deliver key messages on leadership and to ensure wahine Maori are at the forefront of this kaupapa.

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MWWL National Conference 2014

Nga Pu Korero speak up at MWWL conference As the Manu Korero contestants strutted their stuff in Napier, another significant public speaking competition was staged in Tauranga. Nga Pu Korero o Apopo is the feature event of the Maori Women’s Welfare League National Conference. MWWL’s national hui underway in Tauranga Maori Women’s Welfare League was […]

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Prue Kapua wins top MWWL role

This month’s general election wasn’t the only poll being watched closely by Maori. For many wahine, a more important contest was who would be the new president of the Maori Women’s Welfare League. The one they picked to replace retiring president Kaa O’Brien was Auckland lawyer Prue Kapua. Despite being the long term partner of […]

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Maori Women’s Welfare League annual conference held in Tauranga

‘Stand Strong with Ease’ is the theme of the Maori Women’s Welfare League’s annual conference this year. This morning, the many groups affiliated to the nine main branches were welcomed to the ASB Stadium in Tauranga, looking at ways to make life better and more fulfilling for Maori woman and their families across the country. […]

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Tauranga hosts national hui

The theme this year is ‘Kia mau, kia ngawari’ which can translate to ‘stand fast to wisdom, gentleness, strength and humility’.

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The Dream Neighbour

87 year old Alice Ratu ( Ngati Kuri, Te Aupouri) lifelong resident of Te Kao, mother of seven and Nana to many, shows no sign of slowing down.

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League Partners with Museum for Major Exhibition

League Partners with Museum for Major Exhibition.

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