Education System failing Maori says academic

Education System failing Maori says academic

Hamilton, January 12, 2019 From The Weekend RNZ (Jan 5) New Zealand’s education system is failing Māori students by continuing to marginalise their culture, Waikato University Professor Mere Berryman, a 2017 New Zealander of the Year finalist, has said. Professor Mere Berryman (Photo Supplied to RNZ) https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/the-weekend/audio/2018677651/mere-berryman-it-s-time-we-did-better-by-maori-students “The Treaty of Waitangi promised both Māori and non-Māori equal shares of all the benefits…

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Debutant steers Blackcaps to victory over Sri Lanka

Debutant steers Blackcaps to victory over Sri Lanka

Clay Wilson Auckland, January 12, 2019   A great innings from Doug Bracewell and debutant Scott Kuggeleijn helped New Zealand recover from a poor start to win their one-off T20 match against Sri Lanka. Doug Bracewell in action for the Black Caps. Photo: Photosport The Black Caps were 35-run victors in last night’s game (Friday) at Eden Park, breaking a six-game losing streak…

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ surprisingly off key

‘Marry Poppins Returns’ surprisingly off key

Dan Slevin RNZ, Auckland, January 12, 2019 The big-hearted efforts of the entire cast aren’t enough to save Mary Poppins Returns from redundancy. Left-right: Georgie (Joel Dawson), Annabel (Pixie Davies) and John (Nathanael Saleh) with nanny Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt).  Photo: Disney New Versions of Classics In general, and to his third-person surprise, this reviewer has been approving of the Disney company’s efforts to…

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New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

Half-day event starts at 2 pm on January 26, 2019 Venkat Raman Auckland, January 11, 2019 Games, cultural programmes and networking make up a busy programme at a newly formed organisation in Auckland. The Programme, called, ‘Tamilar Thiruvizha’ (Tamilians Festival) will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, located at 13, May Road, Mt…

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