Apa ki te Ao will get you on your way to knowing more about - and being confident to express - your Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Tōtanga.
Toward the end of this year, Aotearoa New Zealand will acknowledge 250 years since the first sustained onshore meetings between Māori and Pākehā with a national commemoration called Tuia – Encounters 250 (Tuia 250). Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, along with our Kurahaupō whanaunga and Te... Read more »
Grab your lifejackets whānau – we’ve got good news. At the end of last year, on the sidelines of the consultation hui for the Five-Year Plan, we floated the idea of building a waka tāngata and focusing our cultural programme for the year on the associated mātauranga Māori. We rec... Read more »
Kia ora whānau, An appropriate word for me to start this month with, is ‘kotahitanga’, which most of you will know means unity, togetherness, solidarity, and/or collective action. This past month has seen a number of examples of this in action. The first is the fires. Over the pa... Read more »
Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou Kia ora, I’m Caitlin Huria. I am 17 and from Waikanae on the Kapiti Coast. My parents are Roland and Leanne Huria. I have an older brother Liam and younger sister, Hannah. My Koro is Hata Peter Huria and my Nan is Horahuia Huria from Hokio Beach. I am a d... Read more »