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Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival – Te Rau Aroha Marae

6 February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

Te Whenua, Te Tangata, Te Waituna

Piki mai, kake mai
Ki Tārere ki Whenua Uta
Ki Awarua, ki Motu Pōhue
Ki te whakanui, ki te maumahara hoki ki kā mahi a kā tūpuna
Rātou mā i waiho kā taoka tuku iho ki a
Mātau kā kanohi ora hei kaupapa kawe ināianei.
Haere mai, whakatau mai
Ki te Rā o Waitangi.

Te Rūnaka o Awarua is proud to host the 2018 Ngāi Tahu Treaty of Waitangi Festival at Te Rau Aroha Marae.  You’re invited to come along and join us to celebrate and enjoy New Zealand’s special day.

Programme of events   

Facilitated by Dr Michael Stevens

10am Pōwhiri
10.30am  Screening of “Ata Whenua Revealed 2018”
11.30am The Ngāi Tahu Archive Team presents Kā Huru Manu – the Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping project, and the Tāngata Ngāi Tahu – People of Ngāi Tahu book; The Ngāi Tahu Whakapapa team presents He Rau Mahara – the publication paying tribute to the Ngāi Tahu soldiers of WW1.
 1pm Break for kai
 2pm Waitangi Day address by Tā Tipene O’Regan
 2.45pm Whakamana te Waituna – presented by Dean Whaanga
 4pm Poroporoaki

 

A number of stalls operated by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu kaimahi will also be available for manuhiri to browse:

  • Whai Rawa – iwi savings scheme – sign up your whānau
  • Whakapapa – registrations and information
  • Te Pou Here – database helping you to connect with your iwi
  • Form and Function review – support for completing the survey
  • Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu – whānau survey
  • Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu merchandise
  • Te Rūnaka o Awarua entities

Entertainment and other activities will be advised closer to Waitangi Day.

RSVP and general enquiries

Please RSVP by 1 February 2018, via email at office@awaruarunaka.iwi.nz or phone (03) 212 8652