Words and Music: Pets, plants, places and people long for the intimacy of touch

Australia and New Zealand's Coolest Gardens

Ka tau te kārohirohi te katoa

O te taiao nei

I have learned that…

Pets, plants and places

And people long for

The intimacy of the

Human touch 

The Sensual World of The Unseen By Photographer Duane Michaels

Kua rongo ake au…

Na, tirotiro ana mō te aroha me te rangimārie

Mehe e tirotoro ana kei whea te rangimārie ka kitea e

Te aroha e

I have learned that…

If you look for love, you’ll find peace,

And if you look for peace

You will find love

Words and Music: Be Nothing - Beach Fossils, Poseidon's airy feather-light grasp
Words and Music: Be Nothing – Beach Fossils, Poseidon’s airy feather-light grasp Copyright Content Catnip 2008

From Words of a Kaumātua by Haare Williams, edited by Witi Ihimaera

Dr Haare Williams MNZM has been Dean of Māori Education and Māori Advisor to the Chief Executive at Unitec. He was General Manager of Aotearoa Radio. He set up a joint venture with the South Seas Film and Television School to train Te Reo speakers as producers and operators in film and television. He has worked closely with iwi claimant communities and was responsible for waka construction and assembly at Waitangi for the 1990 commemorations. He has published poetry, exhibited painting and written for film and television. He was a cultural advisor for the Mayor of Auckland and is Amorangi at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Published by Content Catnip

Content Catnip is a quirky internet wunderkammer written by an Intergalactic Space Māori named Content Catnip. Join me as I meander through the quirky and curious aspects of history, indigenous spirituality, the natural world, animals, art, storytelling, books, philosophy, travel, Māori culture and loads more.

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