Greta Thunberg full speech at UN Climate Change COP24 Conference 15 year old activist Greta Thunberg speaks truth to power at the UN COP24 climate talks: “My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 15 years old. I am from Sweden. I s…

This is awesome not just in the context of climate change, but all instances of power and systemic wrong where too many of us adults are happy to wander on along our timeline without taking action to make things better for the next generation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFkQSGyeCWg from Pera Barrett https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFkQSGyeCWg via IFTTT

So you think you’re Māori? – E-Tangata I was rehearsing a speech in Māori the other day when my 10-year-old son interrupted me to ask if, at the end of my total immersion reo Māori course, I would graduate as “a full Māori”. I had to pay him 20 bucks to use that quote in a public forum. That was the deal. …

It’s been a minute since I read something as 100% correct (…from my perspective, which is just one of 4.7 million!) https://ift.tt/2Vz8xLy from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/2Vz8xLy via IFTTT

‘Frozen’ in the desert – figure skating Māori girl melts hearts When a little Māori girl twirled around the ice to a te reo Māori song in the Middle East recently she had no idea that her life was about to change. In the…

Ātaahua from Pera Barrett https://ift.tt/2NAaRPv via IFTTT

Percieve – Always be there Percieve video clip by James Simpson, produced by C1.

Tēnā rawa atu koutou mō te aroha. Thanks everyone for the love. One of the highlights of picking up this award last night on behalf of the Shoebox Crew, was the fact someone from New Zealander of the Year Awards spent the time to find this oldie and play it as I walked to the […]

Meet the Barrett whanau the guardians of bird-lover’s paradise Kapiti island and Kapiti Island Nature Tours lodge – thisNZlife The vast majority of Kāpiti Island is a nature reserve. But 20 hectares of the iconic island is privately owned by a whānau dedicated to preserving their whakapapa — including the land and everything upon it — and sharing it with the world. Words: Lee-Anne Duncan Photos: Tessa Chrisp On Kāpit…

How we got here and what we’re doing. from Pera Barrett http://bit.ly/2N151Xb via IFTTT

Shoebox Christmas Christchurch Charity Organization

Kia ora koutou, if you’ve got friends in Christchurch who might want to take part in Shoebox Christmas this year, share this page and let them know. If YOU are in Christchurch, follow the page and I’ll let you know when sign-ups open. You can also find out more about the project here: http://bit.ly/2edWMJS – […]

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