PārongoUp and Coming Events
Pārongo is our events and campaign hub. Here you will find information about any upcoming hapū and iwi events, including our most recent campaign projects and media releases to date.
As tangata whenua of central Tāmaki Makaurau, we embrace our role as kaitiaki and take great pride in leading and supporting numerous kaupapa within our rohe. Explore our Pārongo hub, where you'll find a collection of projects and events that we are actively involved in, all of which are driven by a deep commitment to enhancing the betterment of our whānau and hapū.
2024 Tāmaki Makaurau Senior Kapa Haka RegionalsMay 11 @ 9:00 AM - 7:00 PMSpark Arena
Hosted by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei at Spark Arena, come and see the best senior kapa haka Tāmaki Makaurau has to offer in this qualifying round to represent our rohe at Te Matatini 2025.
2024 Umu Kohukohu Whetū ki TakaparawhauJune 28 @ 5:00 AM - July 14 @ 9:00 AMTakaparawhau, Ōrākei Marae
Mānawa maiea te putanga o Matariki
Mānawa maiea te ariki o te rangi
Mānawa maiea te Mātahi o te tau
Friday 28 June, 2024 - 5.30am start - Takaparawhau (Ōrākei Marae)
Huihuia mai e te tī, e te tā ki te whakamānawa i te mātahi o te tau.
Please join us for an exceptionally special celebration of the Māori new year with Hautapu, Umu kohukohu whetū, on Takaparawhau in the early hours of the morning to observe Matariki and participate in this traditional ceremony.
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Tuku Whenua 2024 - Apihai's GiftSeptember 18 @ 6:00 AM - September 18 @ 10:00 AMTe Kahu Tōpuni o Tuperiri
Tuku Whenua - Apihai's Gift - The Birth of Auckland
Ko te rā 18 o Hepetema e tohu ana i te 183 tau mai i te Tuku Whenua i tukua ai e Apihai mā ki a Kāwana Hōpihana me tana Kāwanatanga pūhou.
Monday, 18th of September marks 184 years since the Tuku Whenua by Apihai Te Kawau and Ngāti Whātua to Governor-Lieutenant William Hobson and his fledgling government.
E te iwi, nau mai haere mai ki tēnei rangi nui whakaharahara, e whakamaharatia ai e tātou tēnei hononga tapu kei waenganui i a tātou me te karauna.