Newspapers, Te Kohanga o te Tui

Production date
Nov 1988
Jun 1989
Jul 1989
Sep 1989

Object detail

Brief Description
Four issues of Te Kohanga o te Tui Newspaper. The November 1988 first issue of the newspaper, Te Kohanga o te Tui, meaning Nest of the Tui, was produced by trainees on a six month Māori Access (MACCESS) funded journalism and community newspaper production training module at Bay Of Plenty Polytechnic, Tauranga. The tutor for the program was Bruce Hutchinson.
The newspaper was set up and guided by a committee of Tauranga people calling themselves Tui Communications. The Committee Chairman was Howard Palmer.

The kaupapa of Tui Communications and the paper was to report events and activities within Maoridom in a positive way. The original team included: Gary Cooney, Lester Otene Matire Duncan, Paula Keno, Jeanette Curnow, Lila Parry, Pua Kakau and Liane Gardiner, later joined by Helen Biel and Hugh Robb, photographer.
Issues include:

Six copies of the first issue:
a) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988
b) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988
c) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988
d) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988
e) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988
f) Te Kohanga o te Tui, 24 November, 1988

g) Seventeen copies of Te Kohanga o te Tui, published newsletters, dated 24 November 1988 were distributed with the first issue of the Te Kohanga o te Tui newspaper.

h) Tui, June 1989.
Page 2: Te Ropu a Tui: Gary Cooney, Ngāti Ranginui; Veronica Manu Bennett, Ngāti Ranginui and Ngaiterangi; Lester Otene, Ngāti Kahungunu and Te Hauke; Evan Smith, Te Rarawa and Te Rereatukahia; Jason Ake, Tainui and Mataatua; Jeanette Curnow, Tūhoe; Ruby Bowen, Ngāti Porou; Anthony O'Brien, Ngaiterangi, Maungatapu and Paparamu marae, Tirau. Includes photographs.

i) Tui, July 1989.
Editorial: Devolution. 30 September 1989 the Department of Māori Affairs ceases to exist.

j) Tui, September 1989.
Production date
Nov 1988
Jun 1989
Jul 1989
Sep 1989
Production period
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Media/Materials description
Printed on newsprint in black and salmon ink. The newsletter is a black and white photocopy, A4.
Length x Width: 422 x 297mm
Te Aute College, Inscription, Handwritten
Matahiwi Marae or:- / Uncle Tawhiwhi, Auntie Budgie, Auntie Dolly / and Auntie Reria, Inscription, Handwritten
Uncle Bill and aunty Sheryl, Inscription, Handwritten
The Foley's, Inscription, Handwritten
"Mum" / from your Son - trying to be a Journalist., Inscription, Handwritten
Don Hutana 804 Lyell St, Inscription, Handwritten
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