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whenua

(fɛnˈuə)
n
(Physical Geography) NZ land
[Māori]
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If nurses were interested in establishing authentic relationships with tangata whenua, they had to know the history of the land where they were.
The potential results of extracting more geothermal fluid from the ground and the possible effects on the Ngawha hot springs have made Tangata whenua apprehensive.
According to Clive Stone, resource consent manager of the tangata whenua, he had been working in a team to plan the new building since the fire on November 8, 2013, reported New Zealand Herald.
Having stories about the land, having utilised it as a food resource, having a relation to it through utu and whakapapa--these are strands in a web that binds tangata to their whenua, but the information has been presented in a skewed, sensational, and dismissive way.
Maori Nga Tamatoa activist and film director Barry Barclay collaborated in the production of Tangata Whenua (1974), a six-part TV documentary broadcast primetime in 1974, which introduced a different Maori iwi (tribe) in each episode.
However, large areas of New Zealand that are representative of a prehuman state still remain, in particular offshore, islands such as Whenua hou (Codfish Island), which is situated off the southern coast of New Zealand.
We also recognise our own subversive tendencies to provoke change for a more ethical and equitable education system in respect to the historical knowledge and place within the system of the tangata whenua (indigenous peoples).
In Aotearoa New Zealand, the cultural values of Tangata Whenua have far more in common with those societies which can be termed 'collectivist' than they do with the cultural values of the 'individualist' colonisers.
We look forward to working closely with our consortium partners, the Department of Corrections and in conjunction with Mana Whenua to reduce reoffending and protect the local community.
It is regarded as a place of beginnings for the Tangata Whenua as it was here that Kupe, the great Polynesian navigator, arrived along with two taniwha, Arai Te Uru and Niniwa, who remain as guardians of the south and north sides of the Hokianga Harbour to this day.
For the first authors, Brendan Hokowhitu and Tiffany Page who, as tangata whenua, lead the sequence of texts, the state that is called peace within Aotearoa New Zealand is instead one of violence, the violence endemic to the process of colonisation and its inevitable suppression of difference and of subjectivity.
In more usual contexts, when the tangata whenua (indigenous people of the land, hosts) are in their home place a marae welcome provides genuine recognition that one has been received by a Maori group.