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Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki7 days ago
WEDNESDAY | KUPU O TE WIKI | WORD OF THE WEEK
With the long weekend coming up, we thought it appropriate to use a word to encourage rest – to recalibrate and reconnect with your friends and whānau. Enjoy the long weekend!
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Word of the Week: WHAKATĀ
– Pronounced: https://bit.ly/2HaLeGt
– Resource: https://bit.ly/2Tc09mb
Grab some great ideas on what to see in your region!
#TTWWordoftheWeek #TTWKupuoteWiki
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki7 days ago
#EDUCATE Tiakina Taiao is Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital’s educational programme focussed on growing young biosecurity champions across the region with each school selecting 10 tamariki to champion biosecurity by attending the programme which uses a combination of western science and mātauranga Māori. #TTW #māorivoice #indigenoussolutions #betterworld 🌊🌱🏔🌌https://bit.ly/2Hn334R
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
We have three incredible finalists for the Te Tira Whakamātaki Māori Award at this year’s New Zealand Biosecurity Awards – Graeme Atkins (Ngāti Porou), Te Rawhiti 3B2 Ahu Whenua Trust and Te Poho o Rawiri Marae.

Thank you for protecting our taonga and supporting biosecurity in New Zealand. It takes all of us to protect what we’ve got.

Click the pics to read more about how they’re helping keep New Zealand safe from pests and diseases.
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
#JOBALERT DOC are looking for 4 KAURI DIEBACK AMBASSADORS (2 @ Okura Bush & 2 @ Goldies Bush). Fixed term, 32 hrs pw, start 30 Nov finish 26 Feb 2021, primarily field-based. Sound like you? https://bit.ly/3m1H7vc #TTW #māorivoice
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki2 weeks ago
WEDNESDAY | KUPU O TE WIKI | WORD OF THE WEEK
A word that is very relevant this week, which means POLITICS!
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Word of the Week: TŌRANGAPŪ
– Pronounced: https://bit.ly/3nNtv8n
– Resource: https://bit.ly/2H044zE
Go to the Electoral Commission website for more info on the current referendums. You can even choose to read it in TE REO! And don’t forget – last day to vote is THIS SATURDAY!!
#TTWWordoftheWeek #TTWKupuoteWiki
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki2 weeks ago
#REPORT Did you know that the NZDF looks at how they can support other agencies and their biodefence activities, to ensure the future security of Aotearoa?
“More extreme weather events, changing temperatures, and rising sea levels will change the spread of pests and diseases, and may introduce invasive species into new areas,” said Hon Ron Mark. See full report here: https://bit.ly/3jSS41f