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    Tessa Gray
    How do you learn best? Are you more like Mahuika or Māui?
    1 June
    Public discussion Created by Tessa Gray

    Mahuika Mahuika, the keeper of fire possesses many traits such as kaitīaki/guardianship, responsible, insightful, long fuse/patient, protector, fierce, social good. These same traits can guide us online. #belikemahuika


    Māui possesses qualities like playfulness, innovative, adaptable, growth mindset, risk-taker, curiosity, problem solver, crafty, goal-oriented, active pursuit, bug fixer and collaborator. #belikemāui

    How do you learn best? Are you more like Mahuika or Māui? Why? Be brave, dive in and share a few sentences about yourself in the comments section below, so we can get to know each and learn from one another -tuakana–teina.



    I think I am a bit of both. Exploring and trying things out but like to have the back up of the knowledge that comes from reading and thinking.

    - By Michelle Patterson
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      • Sangita Nand
        By Sangita Nand
        Sep 3

        I am learn like both as I  like to know about things first before I try it. But I definitely try new things - hands-on after gaining new knowledge so that I understand things better. 

        • Sue Foster
          By Sue Foster
          Aug 21

          My Mahuika is there to keep my Maui spirit in line. Her mauri keeps me grounded to be able to be a free, playful risk taker.

          • Jesse Callaghan
            By Jesse Callaghan
            Aug 20

            100 Māui. Love to learn through playing around. 

            • Kate Moss
              By Kate Moss
              Aug 18

              80% Mauhika, 20% Maui

              • Lee Smillie
                By Lee Smillie
                Aug 18

                I think I am 80% Maui, I lose interest quickly when things are not fun, creative and have my mind churning. I believe I have Mahuika traits also. At times I need to follow a sequence, if I get confused or don't understand I can get a bit of an attitude. So I do need to play it safe some of the time.

                • Michaela Porteous
                  By Michaela Porteous
                  Aug 18


                  • Jill Ross
                    By Jill Ross
                    Aug 17

                    Probably a 70% Mahuika, 30% Maui. Like learning to be fun but need to know the facts! 

                    • Angela Wetton
                      By Angela Wetton
                      Aug 11

                      I would say that I am 90% Maui   and the 10% Mahuika is when I get frustrated and can't get something to work

                      • Brenda Woolly
                        By Brenda Woolly
                        Aug 7

                        I feel I lean towards Maui but definitely have some of Mahuika's traits as well. A lot depends on the situation and who I'm working with.

                        • Mark Pribis
                          By Mark Pribis
                          Aug 7

                          I'm a bit of both.  I think it depends on the topic and what I am learning as well as the purpose of my learning.  

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