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Mau Rakau

Mau rākau, meaning "to bear a weapon", is a martial art based on traditional Māori ... Mau rākau is a general term referring to the skilled use of weapons.

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MĀORI ENGLISH A Ahau Me Anei Here Aroha - Māori Television
Mau rakau. Maori weaponary (Literal- Mau: hold Rakau: Weapon/stick). Mere.
NZQA registered unit standard 27548 version 2 Page 1 of 3 Title
8. Purpose. People credited with this unit standard are able to perform tētahi momo rākau whawhai.
NZQA registered unit standard 27544 version 2 Page 1 of 4 Title
Criteria for Excellence Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of tākaro Māori. Explanatory notes. 1.
Maraenui Urban Renewal Plan - Napier City Council
Mau Rakau” which teaches each youth discipline, self identity, self respect and ... all are expected to sit and pass the first stage of Mau Rakau (Referred to.
Rautangata, M - Final Paper.pdf - LIANZA
of the many various names of footwork, mau rākau patterns, group formation patterns ... and passionate intent, just as in our kapa haka and mau rākau training ;.

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Good Sport: Linden Morris says mau rakau changes lives for the better
Like most martial arts, the Maori fighting art of mau rakau teaches self-discipline and respect. It is used in a ceremonial way but there is also sparring once the basics are learned, instructor Linden Morris says.
Council grants boost kaupapa Māori in schools
Backdown over plans to ban boys using poi in school kapa haka competition
Boys-only schools taking part in July's finals of the national kapa haka competition were told last month they would have to swap poi routines for mau rakau – performances using taiaha. The change, just a few months out from the finals, was labelled ...
Auckland's Kings College Backs Kapahaka Rule Changes
An Auckland boys haka group is backing the new changes to the National Secondary School competition rules. Kings College haka group tutor, Lincoln Savage says that having the newly introduced Mau Rākau item judged for te Reo Māori suits them, but he ...
Boys can't poi and girls can't haka? Tamihere threatens legal action after
The rule changes involve not allowing male performers to be judged on their poi skills and forcing female performers to only perform a haka wahine - without the use of mau rakau, or wooden weapons.

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Mau rākau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mau rākau is a general term referring to the skilled use of weapons. It is said that the use of weapons was taught in the Whare-tū-taua (House or school of war).
mau rakau - YouTube
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1. – Mau rākau – Māori use of weaponry – Te Ara Encyclopedia of
Aug 14, 2013 Training in childhood. Much of traditional Māori society was based on warfare and weaponry. It was the ambition of every Māori warrior to die in ...
Maramara Tōtara - home
Maramara Tōtara teaches the Māori fighting art of Mau Taiaha (also known as Mau Rākau), the group was founded in early 2003 by Kateia Burrows and ...
Assessment Support Materials: Mau Rākau » NZQA
Kia ora and welcome to the Mau Rākau assessment support material. These resources have been designed to assist teachers and tutors in assessing students ...

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