Monthly Archives: April 2019

100 years since Maniapoto Māori Pioneer Battalion men returned home to Te Kūiti

100 years ago on the 8th April 1919, Ngāti Maniapoto gathered at Te Kūiti pā to welcome home its men who had served with the New Zealand Māori (Pioneer) Battalion during the First World War. The Māori Pioneer Battalion were the only battalion of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force to return to New Zealand as [...]

By |2019-04-08T20:33:53+00:00April 8th, 2019|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|Comments Off on 100 years since Maniapoto Māori Pioneer Battalion men returned home to Te Kūiti

Ōrākau 155th Commemoration remembers the last defence

“Ka whawhai tonu mātou mo ake ake ake” Each year, the Ōrākau Paewai site south-east of Kihikihi is set aside as momentum builds towards the commemoration of Te Pakanga o Ōrākau which was the last defence against the invasion of the British. This took place at the crossing of the Mangatawhiri awa in 1863 and [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:01:26+00:00April 5th, 2019|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Ōrākau 155th Commemoration remembers the last defence

More than 7000 engage in Maniapoto Māori Trust Board AGM

Tēnā anō tātou I raro iho i ngā āhuatanga o te wā. I roto I ngā rā pōuri kua mahue ake nei, inarā, te parekura taumaha ki runga o O-Tautahi. Tangihia rā ngā kākā haetara, ngā manu kāewa kua pania ki te kōkōwai o Hine-nui-i-te-pō, ki te huinga o te Kahurangi, ki te wahangūtanga o [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:03:00+00:00April 2nd, 2019|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|Comments Off on More than 7000 engage in Maniapoto Māori Trust Board AGM