Story: Mātauranga hangarau – information technology

Kotahi Mano Kāika

Kotahi Mano Kāika

This young surfer is using a Kotahi Mano Kāika branded surfboard. The name means ‘a thousand homes’, and is part of the web strategy by Ngāi Tahu tribe to create 1,000 Māori-speaking families. Ngāi Tahu dialect is another strand of the strategy, to promote ‘Kāi’ Tahu (Ngāi Tahu) reo (language).

Image from the Kotahi Mano Kāika website

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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/photograph/22221/kotahi-mano-kaika (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010