This was the first of a series of monthly noho offering an introduction to the traditional, practical skills of Toi Māori Whatu Muka and Te reo Māori. It was an awesome weekend. We are incredibly lucky to have two kaiako, Irene Brady (Kāi Tahu ) and Phillippa Hakopa (Kāti Mamoe) both experienced practitioners in Toi Māori and Te reo Māori.

The noho is being run over a Friday night and Saturday each month. We are loving the opportunity to learn our te reo, tikaka, kawa, waiata and toi in a distinctly Kāi Tahu setting. [Read more…]