Post your news and requests for information in the forums, which has topics for finding whanau (family), whanau events (tangihanga, funerals, reunions, anniversaries etc), general korero as well as events.
There is also a calendar which you can add your events to and a link section where you can add your Maori sites.
I found the month hidden in plain site, they did not have the time or the means to bastardize our language of our ancestors. You may have a degree from university. But that university and its teachings are a mix of Maori and European languages to make our language modern.
However what is the point of having a modern language if the birth of our language is not retained?
The fruits of the tree cannot sustain life without the roots of the tree and the roots of the tree can not begin to grow without its fruits. The fruits provide sustenance to the roots, the roots provide growth to the fruits.
When I am given permission, you will see what I know. You will judge for yourselves of my story.