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Te Manu Ao

Te Manu Ao

The Māori Academic Network across Universities in Aotearoa has the acronym Manu Ao. Its name plays on the proverb, Ko te manu kai i te miro, nōna te ngahere, ko te manu kai i te mātauranga, nōna te ao – the bird (manu) that eats the miro berry, has the forest, the bird that eats of knowledge, has the whole world (ao).

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Basil Keane, 'Mātauranga hangarau – information technology - Tribal networking', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/22282/te-manu-ao (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010