korowai


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korowai

(kɒrɒwɑːiː)
n, pl korowai
(Clothing & Fashion) NZ a decorative woven cloak worn by a Māori chief
[Māori]
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THE ENROLLED Nurses' Section (ENS) hopes the "precious" gift of a korowai will encourage more Maori into enrolled nursing.
Integrated approach to health and Acknowledgement and referral to social services empowering whanau te Korowai Hou Ora service at to work together (n=3).
MY YEAR WITH THE TRIBE Tonight, BBC2, 9pm WILL MILLARD is reunited with Haup and Halap, two old men from the Korowai tribe who live in Indonesia with no contact with the outside world.
MY YEAR WITH THE TRIBE TOMORROW, BBC2, 9PM WILL MILLARD makes his second trip to Indonesia, where he is reunited with Haup and Halap, two old men from the Korowai tribe who are living a life with no contact with the outside world.
It's a korowai, a cloak-like garment woven with feathers and steeped in history, tradition and cultural significance.
My Year With The Tribe BBC2, 9pm Living in treehouses and using stone tools, the Korowai were only discovered in the jungles of West Papua 40 years ago.
The semiotics of world-making in korowai feast longhouses.
In describing whanau ora, He Korowai Oranga notes that: "To achieve whanau ora, the health system will work in a way that acknowledges these aspirations and the central role that whanau play for many Mdori, as a principal source of strength, support, security and identity" (Ministry of Health, 2016).
Middleton, Sue and Elizabeth MacKinley 2009 'The gown and the korowai: Maori doctoral students and the spatial organisation of academic knowledge', paper presented to the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester, 2-5 September, <http://researchcom-mons.waikato.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/10289/3664/The%20gown%20and%20the%20korowai.pdf?sequence=1> accessed September 4 2016.
Teachers who are worried about pronunciation may avoid focusing on important Maori models of health such as Te Whare Tapa Wha or Te Wheke, or even key policies and strategies such as He Korowai Oranga, the Maori Health Strategy.