The Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival 2021 was hosted by Awarua Rūnaka at Te Rau Aroha Marae in Awarua.
This year’s theme, wai, acknowledges the importance of freshwater to our iwi and te ao tūroa.
Highlights of the day can be viewed below.
Ngāi Tahu have the great honour of hosting James Brown from Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki to deliver a key note address at our Waitangi Day Commemorations.
Hon Dr Megan Woods delivers an opening address at the Waitangi Day Commemoration Ceremony at Te Rau Aroha Marae.
Dr Michael Stevens delivers his Waitangi Day address.
Commodore Melissa Ross delivers a message from the Governor-General, Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy.
Panel discussion with Dr Martin Fisher, Dr Te Maire Tau, Emeritus Professor David Williams, and Tā Tipene O’Regan.
Te Maire Tau, Te Kura Taka Pini.
Discussion with Tā Tipene O’Regan, Terry Nicholas, Michael Skerrett, Aimee Kaio.