Events

June 2024

  • Fri
    21

    2024 Pūpūtarakihi Tohu Tiketike (NWO Awards)

    June 21 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei awards event, Pūpūtarakihi Tohu Tiketike returns, taking place Friday, 21 June, 2024 in the Grand Hall, Ngā Ana Wai (Eden Park).

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  • Sat
    22
    In-Person Event

    Whenua – Give Back Day

    June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Takutai Moana, 19 Hapimana street, Ōrākei (Michael Joseph Savage Memorial)

    Tū mai koe hei kaitiaki whenua!

    Let’s give back to Papatūānuku at our annual community whenua day. Mahi includes planting, removing noxious weeds and hand releasing around trees. Kai is provided. Please bring gloves.

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  • Sun
    23
    In-Person Event

    Te Whakamānutanga Waka

    June 23 @ 5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Ōkahu Bay, Ōrākei

    Nau mai e ngā uri o Tuperiri, tātou o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei ki uta, o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei ki tai.

    Preparations for te whakamānutanga waka, the launch of our new waka, are underway. During the 22nd to the 23rd of June, 2024, there will be an array of hui and wānanga in Ōrākei, in preparation for the official waka launch on to the Waitematā, Ōkahu Bay, which will take place in the early hours of Sunday, 23 June 2024. Please lock this date in e te whānau.

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  • Mon
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    26
    In-Person Event

    Ngā Whetū o Matariki ki Te Tōangaroa

    June 24 @ 12:00 PM - July 26 @ 12:00 PM
    Māhuhu-Ki-Te-Rangi park, Te Tōangaroa Precinct

    Matariki in Māhuhu-Ki-Te-Rangi park. Come down to learn more about all 9 whetū and the kōrero behind each of the whetū.

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  • Thu
    27
    In-Person Event

    Mahuta - A Matariki Showcase

    June 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Q Theatre - 305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

    Celebrating Matariki with Mahuta - A Matariki Showcase. With performances from our very own whānau, including Katz Maihi and Herbs member Morrie Watene. Whatua Te Ao – 'weaving together the world' is a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei evening of homegrown music, waiata, haka, dance, storytelling and more. 

     

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  • Fri
    28
    Fri
    14
    In-Person Event

    2024 Umu Kohukohu Whetū ki Takaparawhau

    June 28 @ 6:00 AM - July 14 @ 9:00 AM
    Takaparawhau, Ōrākei Marae

    Friday 28 June, 2024 - 6am 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 a Hautapu, Umu kohukohu whetū, on Takaparawhau. 

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  • Sat
    6
    In-Person Event

    Whātua Rangi

    July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Takaparawhau, Bastion Point - Ōrākei Marae

    E rere taku manu aute ki ngā rangi kia purea ai e ngā hau o Tāwhirimātea

    Join us for a whānau fun day and help fill the skies with colourful kites! 

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  • Wed
    18
    Online Event
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    Tuku Whenua 2024 - Apihai's Gift

    September 18 @ 6:00 AM - September 18 @ 10:00 AM
    Te 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.

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  • Sat
    26
    In-Person Event

    Te Ahurei o Ngāti Whātua

    October 26 @ 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    Ngāti Whātua

    E whakarite, kia rite, whakarite!

    Maranga mai Ngāti Whātua, mai Maunganui ki Tāmaki. Nau mai, whakakao mai ki tēnei hui o tātou.

    If you thought the previous Ngāti Whātua ahurei was fantastic, the next will be even better. 

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  • Wed
    12
    Wed
    26
    In-Person Event

    Matariki Kai Series ki Te Tōangaroa

    June 12 @ 12:00 PM - June 26 @ 12:00 PM
    Māhuhu Cres, Te Tōangaroa Precinct

    Every Wednesday in June join us in Te Tōangaroa as we bring new flavours to the precinct in the form of Kai Trucks!

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  • Sat
    11
    Sun
    12
    In-Person Event

    2024 Tāmaki Makaurau Senior Kapa Haka Regionals

    May 11 @ 9:00 AM - May 12 @ 7:00 PM
    Spark 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.

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  • Mon
    29
    Tue
    30
    In-Person Event

    He Aha Te Hau Theatre Production

    April 29 @ 6:30 PM - April 30 @ 6:30 PM
    Q Theatre - 305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

    HE AHA TE HAU is a groundbreaking theatrical event that uniquely fuses ancient ritual and incantations through storytelling, haka, waiata, and karakia.  Spatial design, lighting, soundscape, and costume design blend effortlessly to take the audience on a magical journey of love, war, loss, and destiny.

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  • Wed
    27
    In-Person Event

    Workforce Development Expo

    March 27 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Toitoi Manawa – 75A Felton Mathew Avenue, St Johns, Tāmaki 1072

    Introducing our Workforce Development Expo! 

    Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has joined forces with various stakeholders to hold an expo for whānau and the hapori that focuses on Employment! Come down to the Toitoi Manawa hub and join us for a day filled with opportunity.  

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  • Wed
    20
    In-Person Event

    Waitohu

    March 20 @ 6:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Whakarongo Pā, at the foot of Te Ara Pūeru in Māngere, Māngere Mountain

    Nō te 20 o Poutūterangi 1840, i waitohua ai e Te Kawau rātou ko Te Tinana ko Te Rēweti  Te Tiriti i te wāhi e kīngia nei ko Whakarongo Pā. On the 20th of March 1840, our tūpuna Te Kawau, Te Tinana and Te Rēweti signed the Treaty at Whakarongo Pā near present day Māngere Bridge.

     

    I tēnei tau 2024, ka haere tātou ki Whakarongo Pā, ki te pūtake o Te Ara Pūeru ki Māngere, ki te tuku i ngā tangi me ngā maioha ki ngā tūpuna e renarena ai te hononga tapu ki waenga i a Ngāti Whātua me Te Tiriti. This year, we will travel to Whakarongo Pā, at the foot of Te Ara Pūeru in Māngere, to share our love and acknowledgement for our tūpuna and this sacred connection between Ngāti Whātua and the Treaty.

     

    Register here to attend - https://wkf.ms/4bZRiuL

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  • Mon
    26
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    Hauora, Sports & Recreational Centre Whānau Feed-In

    February 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Te Pou Whakairo, Ōrākei Marae

    Nau mai e te whānau. Join us tonight for the 2nd whānau workshop hui. Tonight's hui will again focus on the proposed Hauora, Sports and Recreational Centre. 7pm tonight (Monday 26th February 2024) at Te Pou Whakairo, Ōrākei Marae.

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