Ka tū te Ahurei ā te Rāhoroi, 16 o Whiringānuku 2021 ki te ākau o Ōkahu mō ngā hapū katoa mai Maunganui ki Tāmaki. He whakataetae whaikōrero, pao/karanga, kapa haka hoki. He maha ngā hua o tēnei kaupapa whakaharahara rawa atu!
The Ahurei takes place on Saturday, 16 October 2021 at Ōkahu Bay for all subtribes from Maunganui to Tāmaki. There will be competition in oratory, ceremonial calls of welcome and performing arts. There are many positive outcomes intended from this auspicious occasion!
We will work collaboratively, we will be nourished collectively, we will be together and stand as one!!! We will bring Ngāti Whātua together!
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Āhea: Friday 30 2021, 6pm – Pōhiri and kai
Sat 31 July 2021, 9am – 6pm.
Ki hea: Ōrākei Marae wharekai ki raro
Calling all whānau practioners, tauira or those interesting in hearing, learning about and contributing to the kaupapa rongoā for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We will have hikoi, wānanga and mahi rongoā running over the Saturday.
Click here to register your interest in our Rongoā kaupapa.
Calling all hapū māmā! Come along to our free kaupapa Māori ante-natal wānanga to support hapū māmā and whānau on their parenting journey.
Due to tangihanga at Ōrākei Marae the Masterplan hui this Saturday 24 July has been postponed. Watch this space for updates.
Kākahuria te whenua ki ngā tūmanako o te iwi – Tauti mai e ngā whānau o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
Please join us for an interactive session on the Ōrākei Masterplan. We welcome your whakaaro, kōrero, aspirations for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and our intrinsic connection to our whenua, to our rohe.
Facilitated by our own Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei whānau, we encourage your contribution to the creation of the Ōrākei Masterplan. Co-designed by us, for us!
Whātua nuku, Whātua rangi, ka puta tātou ki te ao marama.
ŌKAHU BAY CLEAN UP DIVE. Saturday 24 July, 10am-1:30pm ki Ōkahu Bay Wharf
Toitū te Waitematā: Tiakina te wai! Come join the crew to help clean up and remove rubbish from Ōkahu Bay and Ōkahu Bay Wharf.
We will need scuba divers, free divers, paddlers and land based crew to help get the mahi done. Click here to register your interest.
Learn about the Ōkahu bay mussel restoration kaupapa on the day and see where the mussel beds will be put down at the end of this month to help filter and clean our wai.
Meet 10am at Ōkahu Bay wharf down from Kelly Tarltons.
Whakanuia Pourewa. Please join us for the official opening of Pourewa.
Please dress for the weather – Gumboots and umbrella may be necessary.
MATARIKI KI TE TŌANGAROA.
Wed 7 July, 1:30pm | Pūkāea on the AECOM Building Ground Floor and Dockside Lane, Quay Park.
Enjoy kai stalls, raranga workshops, music, kapa haka, and giveaways at Pūkāea on the AECOM Building Ground Floor and Dockside Lane, Quay Park.
Join Hana Maihi at Te Tōangaroa, Corner of Tangihua and Dockside Lane from 1.30pm for a kōrero on the murals in the area.
Hosted by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Click here for more info.
Whānau Planting Day ki Pourewa!
Join us at Pourewa and get stuck in to the mahi at our Whānau Planting Day!
With your help, we aim to plant as many native trees as we can on Pourewa Reserve – toi tū te whenua, toi tū te tangata!
Saturday 3 July 2021 – 10am to 1pm.
Please dress for weather conditions and bring along your own gloves and spade if able. Located at Pourewa Reserve – please enter through Gate 2 and register down at the nursery/potting shed.
LOCAL SCHOOLS MATARIKI WORKSHOP.
Thurs 1 July, 10:30 am – 2:30pm | Pourewa Reserve
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei also welcome any local kura (schools) to join in on the Matariki action. On Thursday 1 July, students from our local kura will get a chance to give back to Papatūānuku and plant as many natives at Pourewa Reserve. If your school is interested in getting involved, get in touch – Pourewa@nwo.iwi.nz
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