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Expressions of Interest: Service Provider – Iwi Policy Liaison (Kai Tohutohu)

Expressions of Interest are sought for a service provider to assist Waitomo District Council to facilitate communication with Iwi groups for the purposes of reviewing the Waitomo District Plan. Expressions of Interest are sought for a service provider to assist Waitomo District Council to facilitate communication with Iwi groups for the purposes of reviewing the Waitomo

By | October 11th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest, opportunities|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

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

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

Wharekura visit significant historical landmarks

Over 50 tamariki from Te Wharekura o Maniapoto recently undertook what is believed to be the very first educational curriculum haerenga to Rangiaowhia and Orakau. The wharekura has implemented this visit as part of their learnings of particular significant historical landmarks, of which the theme for this term is Kahotea. Accompanied by Kuia Rovina Maniapoto-Anderson

By | June 28th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Best Friends – Making dreams a reality

For best friends Trazdyn Willison (Ngati Kinohaku, Ngati Peehi, Ngati Te Kanawa) and Nanaia Elkington (Ngati Porou, Ngati Koata), their dream of “putting their hands in as many jars as possible”, is becoming a reality. These young and inspiring entrepreneurs have embarked on an ambitious task of setting up, not one, but a number of

By | June 9th, 2017|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

He Puanga Haeata – Parihaka-Crown Reconciliation Ceremony

Parihaka and the Attorney General invite you to attend He Puanga Haeata - Parihaka Crown Reconciliation Ceremony. Te Ra: Friday 9th June Te Wa: 9am Powhiri Kei: Parihaka, Mid Parihaka Road, Pungarehu, Taranaki The ceremony programme can be found here

By | June 7th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest, Uncategorized|0 Comments