Ngāti Porou | Waikato | Ngāti Te Ata | Ngāti PākehāUrban raised Māori/Pākehā woman who is passionate about kaitiakitanga - custodianship and preservation of the Māori language, culture, customs, and our natural world.Lover of nature, food, travel, sharing, growing, learning, documenting, creating, exploring, connecting, being, loving & living.
Our words hold power, our reo worldviews. Reo (noun) voice, sound, language, dialect, tongue, speech, utterance, statement, remark.In this introductory, interactive bilingual te reo Māori & English workshop, discover your reo, our reo, through sharing words, language, waiata and phrases and connect to culture, history and another world view. A sharing of space, of reo to connect deeper and further discover and affirm your own understanding of the power, the mana our words have and that our reo holds insights into our worldviews. Consequently, through connecting to another language, or way of speaking, our understanding of each other deepens, opens and provides space for healing and growing. Words have the power to heal, to help us learn and share and grow. Nau mai, haere mai, kōrero mai.