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Kaupapa

Upcoming kaupapa within Toi Whātua - Culture & Identity

E whai ake nei ko ngā kaupapa a Toi Whātua mō te tau e tū mai nei – 2022. Whakapiri mai, hono mai kia ngātahi tā tātou kōkiri whakamua! 2022 brings you the line up of kaupapa delivered by Toi Whātua! 

Ngā Kaupapa E Haere Ake Nei- Coming up!.

Te Hainatia o Te Tiriti o Waitangi - Poutūterangi

TE HAINATIA O TE TIRITI O WAITANGI. WHAKARONGO PĀ

Nō te 20 o Poutūterangi 1840, i hainatia ai e Apihai Te Kawau rātou ko Te Tinana ko Te Rēweti Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Ā te 20 o Poutūterangi 2022, ka haere tātou ki Whakarongo Pā, ki te pūtake o Te Ara Pūeru ki Māngere, ki te ako i ngā korero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Anei te karanga ki ngā uri o Tuperiri, naupiki mai, naukake mai rā!

On the 20th of March 1840, our tupuna Apihai Te Kawau, Te Tinana and Te Rēweti signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

On the 20th of March 2022, we will travel to Whakarongo Pā, at the foot of Te Ara Pūeru in Māngere, to learn korero about the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Due to covid, our numbers are restricted. We will open registrations to attend this kaupapa at 5pm on Monday, 7 March 2022. Once all seats are taken, registrations will close.

Ahurei - Whiringa-ā-rangi

AHUREI. CULTURAL FESTIVAL

KA TŪ TE AHUREI O NGĀTI WHĀTUA!!! Ā te Rāhoroi, 19 o Whiringa-ā-rangi 2022 tū ai te ahurei hakoa i hiki tā tātou kaupapa i tērā tau.

Ki Te Ākau o Ōkahumatamomoe tātou, ngā hapū katoa mai i Maunganui ki Tāmaki, huihui ai. He whakataetae whaikōrero, pao/karanga, matataki, kapa haka hoki e haere ake nei.

He maha ngā hua o tēnei kaupapa nui whakaharahara rawa atu!!! Whātua nuku, Whātua rangi, e ko Ngāti Whātua e!!!

 

Te Ahurei o Ngāti Whātua is happening!!! Saturday, 19 November 2022 will see the opening of the first Ahurei of this kind, despite the postponement last year.

It will be at Ōkahumatamomoe Bay where all hapū from Maunganui to Tāmaki are invited to gather. There will be competition in oratory, ceremonial calls of welcome, ancient warfare rituals and performing arts.

There are many positive outcomes intended from this auspicious occasion for the living descendants of our cherished tupuna of Ngāti Whātua.

#toitapere #toiwhātua #orakei #ngatiwhatua #ngātiwhātua #rāhinahaka

Watch this space for more info and updates. 

Matariki - Pipiri

MATARIKI. MĀORI NEW YEAR

To acknowledge Matariki we have some awesome kaupapa and resources. More coming soon.

Tiro whakamuri - Reflecting Back.

Tuku Whenua - Mahuru 2021

 

Kotahi rau e waru tekau mā tahi tau ki muri, i oti i a Apihai Te Kawau me tana iwi o Ngāti Whātua tētahi whenua te tuku ki a Kāwana Hōpihana me tana kāwanatanga hou hei wāhi noho mō te Pākehā.  I whānau mai te kaupapa tuku whenua i tētahi kupu whakaari e mōhiotia nei ko he aha te hau? Ko ōna tohu nui, he tiki atu i a Hōpihana mā hei Pākeha hei hoa anō hoki mō Ngāti Whātua, e tupu mai ai he hua ki ngā iwi e rua.

I te ata o te 18 o Hepetema, i te tau 1840 i karapine ai ngā kanohi o te Karauna i Pukerangi, i reira whakanui ai i te whakatūtanga o Tāmaki hei tāone matua mō Aotearoa.  I te 12.30 karaka i te ahiahi, ka rere te haki, ā, ka hurō te minenga, ka haruru ngā pū repo.

Ko tā Te Kawau i whakapono ai, ehara taua tuku whenua i te whenua hoko noa iho nei. Heoi he awarua tērā e eke ai a Ngāti Whātua, me te aha, he here tapu he here mauroa kei taua tuku whenua.  I ēnei rā, ko tātou tonu tēnei e ngana nei e whakapau kaha nei ki te kawe tika i ngā mātāpono o tēnei tuku whenua e rangatira ai tā tātou mahitahi me te Karauna me te manomano tāngata kua whai wāhi ki tēnei whenua o tātou. 

 

Saturday 18th of September marks 181 years since the Tuku Whenua by Apihai Te Kawau and Ngāti Whātua to Governor-Lieutenant William Hobson and his fledgling government.  The Tuku Whenua was a response to the premonition he aha te hau, which was interpreted by many as a sign to invite the Pākehā to Tāmaki as a friend and partner where both Māori and settler would benefit.

On the morning of the 18th of September 1840, Crown representatives came to Tāmaki for a ceremony to mark the founding of the nation’s new capital at Point Britomart, Pukerangi.  At around 12.30pm, a flag was run up and the whole assembly gave three cheers alongside a 21-guns salute.

Te Kawau saw the Tuku Whenua as more than just an exchange. It was the passage for Ngāti Whātua to transformative change that carried with it rights and responsibilities that were binding and ongoing.  181 years later, Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei continue to honour the intention of the Tuku Whenua and work alongside our Treaty partner and all who have made central Tāmaki their home.

 

Takaparawhau - Haratua 2021

TAKAPARAWHAU. 25 o Haratua 2021

Mahuru Māori 2020

Check out some of our Mahuru Māori Highlights from 2020.

EP1. Te Reo o te Rangatahi

EP2. Kōhimuhimu (Whisper) Challenge

EP3.  Jamming Waiata

Matariki 2020

 

HE KAHU TAUWHIRO.

Korihi te manu, takiri mai te ata. Ka ao, ka ao, ka awatea tihei mauriora.

On the 20th of June 2020 we came together to stand as one to acknowledge the effects of Methamphetamine in our country. Under the kaupapa He Kahu Tauwhiro, a new pou gifted by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei carver Arekatera Maihi was unveiled to remind us that we have a duty of care to our community, to provide support for our whānau and let them know that we stand with them not against them in their individual battles. E kore e oti tēnei whawhai nui. Kia kaha tātou katoa