Whakapōtaetanga

Whakapōtaetanga is the term applied to the capping ceremony of Māori students.  I’d never seen one before and was pleased it was made available on YouTube for those who could not attend in person. What I love about the ceremony is the support each graduate receives from whānau, friends and others after their name has…

#Shine Bright Like A Diamond

After 3 years of study I have finally completed the requirements for the Master of Information Studies degree through Victoria University of Wellington. A week or so ago I received notice to apply for graduation in 2014.  You are offered the choice to graduate in person at the Wellington ceremony in May or December, or…