Financial workshops on Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 November at Wharekai Ki Raro, Ōrākei Marae.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust are pleased to announce the 2019 Annual General Meeting.
Come for a great afternoon of whanaungatanga, yummy kai, swing band, sax player & prizes!
Guest Speakers, Free Health Checks & more. To celebrate our tāne and their hauora/wellbeing!
Celebrate Movember by joining us and our mo’s on a Fishing Charter expedition. Date TBC
We are so proud to have hosted the inaugural Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Awards evening on Saturday the 26th October 2019. The evening was filled with melodious waiata, joyous katakata and scrumptious kai.
We acknowledged all of the nominees for each of the categories as well as presented a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Uncle Joseph Hawke for his momentous contributions to our hapū.
Below are the category winners for the 2019 Awards:
Kua tutuki te kaupapa o Mahuru Māori 2019! What an awesome month it was coming together to celebrate Te Reo Māori!
He pīki mihi to everyone who took up the wero and got involved. Check out the highlights from Mahuru Māori 2019. ‘Tukuna te reo kia rere – Let the language flow’
Ngā Rau o te Kāhu 2019, the primary school Kapa Haka festival was a blast!
Ngā mihi aroha to all of the kura who gave it their all on the Haka stage – kino te pai! Mean as!
Ngā mihi nui to everyone who supported our PJ pukapuka night – we hope your tamariki enjoyed themselves. Check out the photos below.
In June 2019 to acknowledge Puanga & Matariki we held some special Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei events at Orākei Marae.
It was awesome to see all the pūkenga and mātauranga amongst our whānau and to see how keen we were to share their learnings and observations of the taiao with each other. Here’s a sneak peek into this years Matariki celebrations.
E mihi ana to all who attended the 2019 Mothers Day Breakfast at Orākei Marae. A beautiful day celebrating the beautiful māreikura in our lives. And a very special mention to Ocean Blue , hosts extraordinaire – ko te manaaki tangata kei a koutou.
The Education Summit was a day to empower our tamariki, rangatahi and whānau – to let them know that the future is theirs! The day included live entertainment, stalls of partners and four awesome workshops run by Young Engineers, Young Animators, Code Avengers and StudyFit. We had a blast sharing the day with you all.
Hakapaki Ki Te Matatini 2019
Did you catch our Hakapaki 2019 campaign?
We followed four of our Whātua cuzzies and their Kapa haka on the road to Te Matatini 2019 through Snapchat takeovers! This year Hātea Kapa Haka took out the Hakapaki Ki Te Matatini 2019 campaign.
Click here for more.
To celebrate and support te reo māori and the māori performing arts, we gave away a free NWO merch pack to all of our Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Kapa Haka cuzzies that performed at the Māori stage this year.
Click here to check out our Polyfest profiles.
Kei whea mai i ngā kapa I tū i ngā rā okioki nei, he ātaahua, he pārekareka! Kātuarere ngā mahi, ngā mahi a te rēhia a tēnā kapa, a tēnā kapa, a, haramai tētahi āhua! He rawe te kitenga atu i ngā whanau e tū maia ana i ngā kapa rerekē. Ahakoa tēnā, ngā mihi ki ngā tuakana me ngā teina e tūtaki ana ki te whakataetae nā. Tūrou Hawaiki – Wyllis Maihi, Te Puru o Tāmaki rōpū
Watch the video below of our Te Puru o Tāmaki Kaumātua rōpū gearing up for their big performance at the competition!
Friday 25 May, marked the 40th anniversary of what has been called a defining moment in New Zealand history.
Despite the stink weather our Mokopuna Day 2018 celebration was choice! Ekore e oti ngā mihi ki a Fonterra and T&G for the delicious kai, we couldn’t have done it without you. Check out the video below of how our Mokopuna Day 2018 went.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei preparing for the pōwhiri for Barack Obama in 2018.
On the 20th March 1840, Apihai Te Kawau signed the Treaty of Waitangi signalling the beginning of our relationship with the Crown.
On the 20th March 2018 – we acknowledged this hononga by hosting a hapū breakfast.
Click here for more on Apihai Te Kawau.