Haere mai, whakauru mai ki a Pākōwhai e karanga atu nei ki a Ngāti Maniapoto nui tonu!

The Summit was developed to influence the evolution and advancement of Mātauranga Ngāti Maniapoto for Ngāti Maniapoto living locally and Ngāti Maniapoto living abroad through traditional oratory practices. Registrations are open to all affiliates.

 

TE RĀ:   21st Oketopa 2021
KEI:        Les Munro Centre, King Street East, Te Kūiti

 

Speech topics:

Topics for this speech contest are selected based on the following categories:

  1. Te Reo o Ngāti Maniapoto me ōna tikanga
  2. Whakapapa o Ngāti Maniapoto
  3. Hītori o Ngāti Maniapoto
  4. Taha Hauora (Tangata, Whānau, Hapū, Iwi)
  5. Ngā Take o te wā (Taiao, te Ao whānui, o roto o Ngāti Maniapoto)
Note: Where contestants are unable to deliver the topic for their section, please note when registering online and advise the Pākōwhai Adjudicator so the Judges may be advised on the day.

 

Participation:

Pākōwhai is open to participants of Ngāti Maniapoto affiliation (living locally or abroad) or participants residing or attending an educational facility within the Ngāti Maniapoto area of interest.

Reo Mokopuna – Kōhanga, Early Learning Center (Ages 3 – 5)
Reo Tamariki – Kura Kaupapa, Primary, Intermediate (Year 1 – 6)
Reo Rangtahi – Wharekura, College, High School (Year 7 – 10)
Reo Pakeke – Year 11, Adult (Year 11 – Adult)

 

Registrations for the 2021 Pākōwhai Oratory Summit is now open. Click here to register.

For more information including judging guidelines, participation form and more, click here.

 

Supported by Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

& Maniapoto Māori Trust Board