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Māori Culture Guidelines For Brand Owners And Marketing

Monday, 11 January 2021, 6:02 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

Maori Cultural Brand advisor Karaitiana Taiuru has released an online set of guidelines for companies, developers, artists, students and brand owners to assist with avoiding, and understanding cultural appropriation of Māori culture. The guidelines are unique ... More >>

Kiwiana, Religious Abuse Or Appropriation?

Sunday, 14 June 2020, 9:59 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Cultural consultant Karaitiana Taiuru is calling the advert for Tasti bars which is online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=b_KlR-MNIuA a despicable use of inappropriate and satirical usage of Māori religious icons and racial stereotypes ... More >>

Treaty Of Waitangi/Te Tiriti Guidelines For AI And Data Released

Monday, 4 May 2020, 4:33 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

Internationally there are widespread reports and cases of discrimination against minority groups, including Indigenous Peoples, People of Colour, LGBIT and Women, with Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Data. In turn, this has created international ... More >>

Māori are being urged to voice concern with DNA consultation

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:18 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

DNA Māori customary rights Doctoral researcher at Awanuiārangi Wānanga Mr Karaitiana Taiuru is urging all Māori to share their views to the Law Commission’s public consultation on DNA samples being used in investigations. Especially any Māori who ... More >>

NZ businesses continue to appropriate Māori culture

Friday, 4 January 2019, 9:38 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Karaitiana Taiuru a PhD candidate at Awanuiarangi and a Māori Trademarks advisor believes that cultural appropriation of Māori has become normalised over multiple generations by New Zealand businesses. He goes on to state, that we cannot directly ... More >>

Maori Teens and Sexting in NZ

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 9:29 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

Digital Māori advocate Karaitiana Taiuru has independently analyzed Net Safe’s “Teens and sexting in New Zealand: Prevalence and attitudes" report to extract data about Māori teenagers to compare to non Māori teenagers data. More >>

Māori activism & hidden achievements online

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 12:02 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

A new online publication outlining 20 years of activism and achievements by Māori who have fought for the right to be to be fairly represented in the New Zealand Internet Domain Name System is now available. More >>

Emotiki app cultural analysis

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:47 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Emotiki app cultural analysis: Mocking of a Māori deity, used a person’s image and ta moko without permission and other proposed Intellectual Property infringements. More >>

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 7:49 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders. More >>

Macrons not recognised in email by Government systems

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:48 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

If you have te reo Māori in your email address, it is unlikely you will be able to contact a government department, MP, local council or polytechnic online says Digital Māori expert Karaitiana Taiuru. More >>

Recommendation to create Māori predictive txt database

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 12:06 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

Stalwart of Māori ICT resources Karaitiana Taiuru has compiled a complete Māori txt list with no copyright restrictions. The list is based on word frequency lists and common Māori words in the English language. More >>

.iwi.nz first moderated .nz domain

Wednesday, 23 April 2003, 4:32 pm | Karaitiana Taiuru

.iwi.nz is the first of the four moderated NZ domain names (.govt, .mil, .cri , .iwi) to nominate a new preferred registrar. iwi.nz preferred registrar is now FreeParking.co.nz . The move was prompted by a need for better customer support and public information ... More >>

Hijacked Iwi and Hapü on the Internet

Monday, 3 February 2003, 8:49 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Last year a number of Iwi had their Internet names hijacked or attempts to hijack have taken place says Maori Internet pioneer Karaitiana Taiuru ( the lead person for the creation of .maori.nz and kaitiaki for .iwi.nz). More >>

Maori establish presence in Usenet

Wednesday, 8 January 2003, 11:48 am | Karaitiana Taiuru

Maori are carving a notch on the Internet with the creation of a new and first time Maori newsgroup nz.soc.maoriwhich joins over 54,000 other International newsgroups of which 11 groups consisting of over 20 sub groups are in New Zealand. More >>