I remember living in Wellywood, where all those Hobbit movies are being made in 3D (‘in the rough’ planning stages still, as I write), and my niece Pearl Grace was going to Police Academy College – in Titahi Bay.
In those days, I didn’t even have a thought I’d ever be living and blogging from Hollywood. I used to drive out with her to the Police Academy base, while we’d eat paua gleaned from the moana (sea) from the bay and reflect about her love life. She’s gorgeous and I’m proud of her amazing heart and capacity to love and be.
Anyway, here’s a Maori doing blue-on-blue attire (a topic of USA and Hollywood interest today). Constable Tito of Titahi Bay Base, is a hori bro getting a Hollywood spotlight today.
I grew up with Vanessa Tito and her cousins from Tangiteroria in Nga Puhi country – this man’s relations, most probably. All good people, with a hearty laugh. :)
Maori men (and women too) are disproportionately arrested and jailed in New Zealand currently, as Dame June Jackson recently pointed out on her recent Damehood anointing . This has always irked me, as when you think about it, not even from a rocket science view point but a humane one, all New Zealanders run around enjoying the “clean, green, fabulous New Zealand lifestyle” on landscape that was once all Maori tribal ancestral land, so how can we arrest the descendants of the original stewards of New Zealand landscape at all? But our dark Kiwi sense of humor, kind of still does. Dame June (a funny woman) is perhaps the first to admit that in New Zealand, we’re still working on getting our ‘humors’ right.
Any landowner or leader or law creator or law enforcement person in New Zealand at best, will be a steward of the land for future generations of people, like early Maori settlers taught New Zealand centuries ago as “kaitiaki” or green guardians of the earth – where people are the most important asset a nation has dwelling in the abundance of the earth.
Because of this fact, Constable Tito’s role at ensuring fairness in Wellywood with all people as a mediator and guardian of community is like — tino (the Maori word for totz) stellar!
Hence this shout out to a brotha doing a fine job, serving community.
[This pic shared by Mana electorate politician - Heck Yeah! Hekia. If you live in Mana and read this humble Hollywood blog - I hope you're all voting Heck Yeah! Hekia on Nov. 20th. She pops! I can't wait to see Hekia do the Samoan sasa dance at community events in Porirua. An image of Beyonce paying tribute to Josephine Baker's legacy in Paris in a respectful African-American community, artistic entertainer's kind of way - comes to mind. :)
Hekia is freakin' cool and a natural born entertainer. I love her style!!! New Zealand fun and entertaining vision coming up from this cool lady from Mana in the world. Check her smile right here - ]. And rock on at Titahi Bay Constable Tito and all the Kiwi bros and sistas wearing uniform in the force. ICU!
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Hollywood California USA. 10.25.10~
BORN THIS WAY TO DRINK CLEAN WATER – WATER ROYALTY RIGHTS FOR ALL CHILDREN OF THE WORLD
Born this way – I believe that all children of the world were born to have access to clean drinking water whenever they need it.
BTW: At the moment 1 billion people don’t. 2 million children die through not having access to clean drinking water each year.
Born this way to drink clean water – is these kids and their parents’ dream day. We can make it a dream day everyday for them. Let’s make it happen fun people, by clicking on UNICEF’S TAP PROJECT link. Let’s FLOW! Thanks groovy people.
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Hollywood California USA. 12.29.10~
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