I have to work and probably so do you. But in trying to make a living, do you think we’ve lost touch with the idea of making things well? Is work just a means to an end? Have we lost touch with the idea of doing a job well for its own sake?
I’ll be speaking about Craft and Craftsmanship at AIONCON in December. My talk and a bunch of others will be available online. Stay tuned for more details including how to register.
Last year I travelled to Taiwan with a group of Māori businesses.
I had a fantastic time and learned a lot about the connection between indigenous Taiwanese tribal groups and NZ Māori.
Check out some of the photos.
The other day I wrote about the relationship of Māori in Aotearoa NZ to indigenous…
That was the WORLD Indigenous Business Forum… As in the whole world. And it just…
Did you know that there is a genetic link connecting the indigenous peoples of Taiwan…
Tuakana-teina refers to the relationship between an older person (tuakana) and a younger person (teina). It is specific to teaching and learning in the context of Māori. In a more traditional Māori setting, the meaning is literally “older sibling-younger sibling”.
The purpose of the following is to provide you with a framework for adult literacy and numeracy using Māori concepts. These concepts are often holistic and can apply to many aspects of life including education.