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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

Young, up-and-coming Māori shearer hungry for action

“Ehara ko te tīhore hipi tā te hēpara pai, engari ko te kutikuti kē” Determined rangatahi Heath Barnsdall (Ngāti Waiora, Ngāti Te Paemate, Ngāti Paretekawa) has overcome the road to recovery due to a shoulder injury from rugby, however, his time on the sideline has ended as he is hungry to do what he loves [...]

By |2019-03-29T15:24:08+00:00March 29th, 2019|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Young, up-and-coming Māori shearer hungry for action

Te Waihāpuapua Wānanga Reo 2019 ki Te Nehenehenui sets off in Ōtorohanga

“Whakahokia te reo mai i te mata o te pene, ki te mata o te arero” Te Rautaki Reo a Te Nehenehenui was developed by the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board in 2009 and officially launched and handed to Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto at Te Kawau Mārō Hui ā-iwi in 2016 with the purpose of [...]

By |2019-03-15T17:00:44+00:00March 15th, 2019|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Te Waihāpuapua Wānanga Reo 2019 ki Te Nehenehenui sets off in Ōtorohanga

Maniapoto Treaty Settlement Reset

Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB) has formally appointed Board Trustee, Glenn Tootill, as a Negotiator in the Board’s Treaty Claims Settlement work for Maniapoto.  Tootill will join current Negotiator, Terrence ‘Mook’ Hohneck, in the negotiations with Crown to achieve a Deed of Settlement by the end of the year, 2019, following the departure of Sir [...]

By |2019-01-21T14:37:10+00:00January 21st, 2019|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest, Treaty|Comments Off on Maniapoto Treaty Settlement Reset

Primary School kapa haka promotes Maniapoto anthems & reo

“E whakairo ana mai tō tīpuna” Anō te pai te āhua reka o te noho tahi a te tuakana me te taina i runga i te ngākau kotahi. The Maniapoto Primary Schools Māori Culture Festival took place two weeks ago at The Les Munro Centre. The purpose of this event was fostering ahurea Māori and [...]

By |2018-12-14T17:45:15+00:00December 14th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Primary School kapa haka promotes Maniapoto anthems & reo

Piopio College commemorate 25th Anniversary of Wharekura

“Whitiwhiti te manu nui I te ata. Pae muturangi I te ahiahi” Whakaara Kia Mataara, the wharekura that stands front and center of Piopio College has been commemorated this year on Tuesday, 27th of November. Marking its 25th Anniversary, we acknowledge its beginnings as it was opened by the late Honorable Koro Wētere and the [...]

By |2018-12-07T16:57:00+00:00December 7th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Piopio College commemorate 25th Anniversary of Wharekura

Te Kūiti soup delivery kitchen for kaumātua

Te Aroa Pou (Ngāti Te Kanawa, Ngāti Peehi, Ngāti Kinohaku, Ngāti Uekaha ), and the Pou Haereiti/Wright whānau have become a beacon of love for their kaumātua community in Te Kūiti. This year in July, the whānau were deeply saddened by the departure of many ruruhi and koroheke during the cold winters that continue to [...]

By |2018-09-28T18:43:17+00:00September 28th, 2018|Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Te Kūiti soup delivery kitchen for kaumātua

Maniapoto and the Crown agree to a deferred timeline for Deed of Settlement

Ko te wehi ki a Ihowa te timatanga o te whakaaro nui. Ka nui te aroha ki te hunga kua tiraha, moe mai ra koutou moe mai ra. E raurangatira ma, e te iwi nui tonu o Ngati Maniapoto me o tatou karanga maha, tena koutou katoa. He karanga tenei ki te iwi nui tonu [...]

By |2018-09-21T12:12:34+00:00September 21st, 2018|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|Comments Off on Maniapoto and the Crown agree to a deferred timeline for Deed of Settlement