Really carefully distilled and thought-provoking article by Tina Ngata about common myths around racism and why dismantling racism matters.

tinangata.com/2022/05/20/doing

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Any sufficiently advanced technology is insufficiently documented

john.a boosted

i read a thing recently that blew my mind a little.
went something like:

people can imagine time travel to the past and one little act making massive differences in the timeline

but in their present they think even the greatest effort they can put in will not make any difference to the future

He kōrero mātau mō te Mahere Pūtea o te Kawanatanga

--

What I hoped I said: 'A knowledgeable piece about the Government Budget

emilywrites.substack.com/p/wha

Ko te tekau mā rima o ngā rā o Māehe

E māuiui ana tōku whānau ināianei. Kāore te KOWHEORI-TEKAU-MĀ-IWA i te tae. Heoi anō, e maremare ana mātou katoa.

--

What I hope I said was: The whole family is sick now. It doesn't seem like Covid-19 has arrived. However we are all coughing.

Ko te tekau mā toru o ngā rā o Māehe

Ki ahau, ko te tīmatatanga o te Hōtoke i te rā nei. Ko te rā marino, heoi anō, e makariri ana kei waho i te whare me kei roto i te whare.

--

What I hoped I said was: "it seems to me the start of Winter today. It's a calm day, however it's cold inside and out the house."

Mōrena e te whānau

I really need to post this. It's a petition in support of unions: "who are part of the Allied, Public Health, Scientific and Technical (APHST) DHB workforce are often overlooked compared to larger health professions. However, they are 10,000 strong and they are essential to New Zealand’s health system and to our COVID-19 response. They deserve respect but they are having to go on strike in order to be listened to."
Please sign if you haven't already.

campaigns.psa.org.nz/we_are_al

3/3/2022

E rohea ana ahau i tēnei wā. Kei te whētuki tōku rae tōnu. E hōhā ana au i ngā raru katoa, heoi anō, kei te waimarie tonu ahau. He wāhi pai tēnei. Aotearoa.

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I'm feeling a sense of tiredness and ennui. My forehead is pulsing. I'm fed up with all this raru but still feel lucky. This is a good place.

Anyone tried hosting moodle on docker within NZ?

Regardless of where you're at, please always remember. That you are not alone.

Arohanui

youtube.com/watch?v=E5488fUMLX

Ko te Korekore Tuatahi o Whitiānaunau

He Ara Poutama mō te reo Māori. He pūrongorongo nui mō te whakahaumanu o te reo Māori.

tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/en/servic

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'He Ara Poutama mō te reo Māori'
An important report about what's needed to revitalise te reo Māori.

Ko Tamatea-whakapau o Whitiānaunau

Kua tae tēnei pukapuka mīharo. Te Pakanga a Ngāti Rānaki me Te Ranga-Tipua! Ina koa, e rata ana ahau i ngā kīwaha me te whakataukī tawhito.

You can find out more here:

kotahiraupukapuka.org.nz/
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What I hope I said was:

This amazing book arrived. The war between the X-Men and The Avengers. I particularly like the use of kīwaha and traditional whakataukī.

#covid #vaccine #seconddose 

Ko te Tirau o Whitiānaunau

Kei te ngenge ahau, nā te mea, kua wero te arai mate tuarua ki ahau. Heoi anō, kei te pai tonu. Ka moe pai ahau i te pō nei.

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I've tired, because I have had my second vaccine injection. However it's still alright. I'll sleep well tonight.

Ko te Whiro o Whitiānaunau

E maumahara ana ahau i ngā tāngata kaha o Parihaka. Harikoa ai ahau mō tō rātou whakaaro.

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What I hope I said is that:

It is the first day of the 6th lunar month.

I am remembering the strong and capable people of Parihaka. I am always grateful for their way of viewing the world.

parihaka.maori.nz/

More about the lunar month
facebook.com/Livingbythestars/

enviroschools.org.nz/creating-

john.a boosted

Korekore te rawea o Whiringa-ā-nuku

Kua pai tōku rā. He rā tuatahi o tāku mahi hou. He wā rekanga kanohi.

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I've had a good day. It's my first day in a new job. The honeymoon period.

Ko te Takirāu o Whiringa-ā-nuku

E rongo ana au i te 'Digital Minimalism' i te wā nei. E pai ana te whakaaro ki ahau. Ka rongo au i te pō nei.

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I'm listening to Digital Minimalism at the moment. I like the thinking behind it. I'll listen more tonight.

calnewport.com/books/digital-m

I liked the sound of his one too.

calnewport.com/books/deep-work

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