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Ati Teepa

Ko Taiarahia te maunga.

Ko Ōhinemataroa te awa.

Ko Tūhoe te iwi.

Raised in Rūātoki on his many marae, he credits falling off horses and going ‘up the bush’ with his dad and uncles as the best schools he ever went to.

Articles written by Ati Teepa

Ever the Land: A review of sorts

6 August 2015
 - Posted by Ati Teepa to Arts

If your house could talk, what would she tell you? Would she talk of the origins of the timbers which became the posts of the house? Would she tell you the many hands that built her? Would she talk of the design process of her birth? Tonight I attended the Wellington premiere of ‘Ever the Land’ as part of the New Zealand International...

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Tūhoe. Hōmai te pakipaki. In the western world we often clap our hands when we cheer, celebrate and acknowledge achievements and victories. When people receive gold medals and books at Te Kura o Rūātoki prize giving, they will be greeted by claps, cheers and maybe a haka or 3. So yesterday, at parliament after the announcement that the...

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