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  • Te Wiki o te reo Māori 2021

    For this year’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, I read aloud Kei Reira Ngā Weriweri, or Where the Wild Things Are! Read more

    Te Wiki o te reo Māori 2021
  • New headshots!

    How to know what you’re getting into when taking headshots! Read more

    New headshots!
  • Kung Fu Panda!

    Master Po from Kung Fu Panda embodies all that Viv is. She is a martial artist that would much prefer to sit around eating dumplings. Master Po always hoped to be as cool as the Furious Five, and in the end, became the Dragon Warrior, thus proving to the whole world that perseverance is just as powerful as natural talent. That’s Viv, perseverance and dumplings taking on the world. Read more

    Kung Fu Panda!
  • Feminist Rage!

    In March 2020, just before the end times, the pop-up Globe right here in Tāmaki Makaurau, played a farewell season, and one of the plays was called Emilia. Who was Emilia? She was a published poet, a mother, a teacher and a feminist, from 1569 to 1645! Emilia was five years younger than a dude y’all might know, Willy Shakespeare. She did live longer than him tho, by about 30 years. If you *do* know Shakespeare, you might know that there was a ‘dark lady’ in his Sonnets, an unacknowledged inspiration for his plays, and Lloyd Malcolm, the playwright of Emilia, says it might just be Emilia. This is the closing monologue with some wee Viv changes. Read more

    Feminist Rage!
  • Rainbow Resources

    Rainbow empowerment resources! Check them out Read more

    Rainbow Resources
  • Animated Pepeha

    Kia ora! It’s te wā tuku reo Māori for Mahuru Māori (Māori language moment during Māori Language month) so I thought I would animate my Pepeha using MIT’s Scratch! You can’t embed it on WordPress properly (well I can’t figure out how to do it on this silly app, so I might go and edit … Continue reading Animated Pepeha Read more

    Animated Pepeha