Haerenga has been postponed, due to COVID-19
E te whānau whānui o Ngāi Tahu huri noa i te motu, tēnā koutou.
An exciting new opporturtunity called Te Tira Pātaka is now available for Ngāi Tahu rangatahi. The programme has been designed to give rangatahi an opportunity to explore their Ngāi Tahu identity and takiwā.
Te Tira Pātaka is a programme centered on Te Pātaka o Rakaihautū (Banks Peninsula) and offers our Ngāi Tahu rangatahi opportunities to engage and connect with their marae and hapū on the peninsula.
Te Tira Pātaka is an experience-lead cultural leadership and development programme. It links together the four papatipu marae over 6 days, using various activities to navigate from one marae to the other.
The programme exposes participants to both the traditional and contemporary values of Ngāi Tahu communities, along with an appreciation of the natural and cultural landscape that provides for the wellbeing of the people.
We are looking for rangatahi who:
Course costs for this hīkoi are covered by the Ngāi Tahu Fund – Ka Ararau ki Aoraki with travel to and from Christchurch the responsibility of participants/whānau.