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Māori Association of Social Science (MASS) – Powerpoint Presentation

Last week the Māori Association of Social Science (MASS) hosted a webinar showcasing some leading researchers within Maniapoto. The powerpoint from that presentation can be viewed by clicking on the following link Measuring_Maniapoto_Rata It's got some interesting info, particularly about Te Reo and Maniapoto connectedness.  

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Te Tira Haere o Rereahu Maniapoto

In just over a year, Te Tira Haere o Rereahu Maniapoto have made an enormous impact on the kapa haka scene, and they were once again, a crowd favourite at this year’s Koroneihana Celebration of Kīngi Tuheitia Pōtatau Te Wherowhero VII. When the call was made last year for all of Rereahu Maniapoto whānau whānui

By | August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ngā Kawe Mate o Tainui

As the fog settles on the dew of a dark and still August morning, whānau from across the iwi gather in anticipation of the day ahead. Friday was Ngā Kawe Mate o Tainui - the official starting of the 11th Koroneihana for Kīngi Tuheitia Pōtatau Te Wherowhero VII.  And for many whānau, meeting at Te

By | August 19th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Nanaia Mahuta’s Speech – Maniapoto AIP Signing

Nanaia Mahuta's - Lead Negotiator Te Huatahi: Agreement between Maniapoto and the crown. Mihi Today we mark the next step on our journey towards resolving the historical injustices of the past as we must, to build a bridge towards a future our tupuna had envisaged for the next generation. That has only been possible because

By | August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ngā Pua o te Kowhara sights set on Matatini 2019

After two years, Maniapoto has a new Kapa Haka rōpū who have their sights set on getting to Te Matatini 2019. A number of performing stalwarts have taken heed of a call to come home and to take “Ngā Pua o Te Kowhara” to both the local, regional and hopefully, the national stage of Kapa

By | August 9th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Wharekura Kaiako speaks at World Indigenous Peoples Conference

Hohepa Hei, kaiako from Te Wharekura o Maniapoto has been selected to make a presentation at the Worlds Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education which is being held in Toronto, Canada this week. Hohepa (Te Whakatōhea, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-ā-Hauiti, Te Aitanga-ā-Mahaki) will present his abstract submission on “Education and Guardianship in the 21st

By | July 25th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Ngā Whakataetae mo ngā Manu Kōrero 2017

The freezing temperatures in Tokoroa was certainly a talking point recently when more than 21 secondary schools gathered to compete in the Tainui Waka Ngā Manu Kōrero Regional Competition 2017 last Friday. Ngāti Haua welcomed Te Ariki Tamaroa Whatumoana Paki, and the largest number of entries of speakers for the competition and their supporters into

By | July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An end for a new beginning.

More than 70 people gathered recently to say farewell to a historic classroom that is set to make way for a brand new complex. In November 2015, Te Wharekura o Maniapoto were given the green light to redevelop the school grounds which will see existing buildings replaced with a brand new two-storey building that will

By | July 15th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Maniapoto make their mark in China

Flying the Maniapoto Flag at The Great Wall of China was something five Rereahu-Maniapoto descendants, never expected to do. Since its inception in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon has become revered as one of the world's most challenging marathons along one of mankind’s greatest monuments.  This sellout event attracts runners from over 60 nations.  For

By | July 13th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Tamariki celebrate Matariki and Te Reo

Since starting in 2001, early childhood centres, kohanga reo, primary and secondary schools, high schools, colleges, tertiary agencies and community groups gather to celebrate Te Reo Māori through activities and presentations. For the Tumuaki of Te Wharekura o Maniapoto and one of the organisers of Whikoi mo te reo, whaea Hirere Moana, it is one of the most important kaupapa of

By | July 3rd, 2017|Featured|0 Comments