Papakāinga played an important role in keeping whānau safe during the Covid Lockdown in 2020. Papakāinga offered benefits for whānau such as ongoing social and cultural connection, the ability to share roles such as grocery shopping and kaumatua care to ensure those who were vulnerable to infection were able to stay safe.
‘Ubiquitous Maths Learning Made Easy for Rangatahi and Adult Learners. (Especially if we are in lockdown!)’
Adults and rangatahi often come to maths learning with an already formed (negative) mathematics learning identity. Rangatahi know that for certain future goals they will need to “have” mathematics as part of their knowledge “suite”.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of Whakarewarewa Village Tours. The hapū of Whakarewarewa resolved to re-open the village in December 2020 however, the decimated context of the tourism industry, change of attention to a domestic market and the apprehension of the whānau to the opening of the village to tourists requires a thorough investigation and reconsideration of what is on offer for tourists in the village.