The first Mana Rangatahi wānanga for 2017 was held on 18 – 23rd January and it proved to be another ...View gallery »
Rangatahi mā check out this epic video promoting the next Mana Rangatahi wānanga. Nau mai, Haere mai. Click here to view the video on APA TV »
This wānanga will broaden rangatahi knowledge and experience of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō history, te reo and tikanga, cultural leadership, and strengthen relationships with other Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō rangatahi.
The Mana Rangatahi experience runs from
11 - 16 July 2017. The wānanga is for rangatahi aged 13yrs-19yrs, however, younger rangatahi will be considered upon parental request.
Registrations close: Tuesday, 4th Hōngongoi (July)
* Please remember that spaces are limited.
Last month rangatahi from all over Te Tauihu took to the stage at the regional Ngā Manu Kōrero competitions in Richmond. All the speakers were of high calibre and represented their respective schools, iwi and whānau with pride and passion.
Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō would like to congratulate all of the rangatahi and in particular two of our Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō rangatahi who are young emerging leaders and participants of our cultural revitalisation strategy.
Click here to view a promo of our mini documentary ».
(The documentary follows two of our Rangatahi on their journey).
The 'one day whakawhanaungatanga days' are a taste tester if you like for whānau to experience our wānanga.
They will be fun and interactive with a mix of history, reo, waiata, whakapapa, sharing kai and meeting more of our big whānau. They will be held anywhere around Aotearoa where we can pull together a cluster of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō whānau.
If you are interested in having one delivered in your area then please contact
Cultural Advisor, Kiley Nepia. email@example.com.
On the 17th and 18th of July, an "impressive line up" of speakers will share their expertise, knowledge and initiatives at the 'National Māori Tuna Conference'
Speakers will include include the hosts of the conference 'Whanganui Iwi' as well as those from Tuna Kaitiaki, Iwi advisors and leaders, Mātauranga Māori practitioners, industry leaders, and the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
If you would discuss relevant topics with the speakers, 'Te Wai Māori Trust' is calling for poster presentations to be presented at the end of the conference. Find out more here »
Awards are available for individuals, groups, businesses and communities who may have been involved with a project, programme, protocol or one off event that focuses on biosecurity in New Zealand.
Award categories include:
Minister's Biosecurity Award (for an individual)
If you think you or someone you know might qualify, then click here for more information.
Entries need to be received by 7th July
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