Maunga Taniwha, tuu mai raa!

Ko te Whare Tapu o Ngāpuhi

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A journey of reconnecting to your tūrangawaewae...

To gain an understanding of your cultural identity, all roads eventually lead home to your turangawaewae, your place to stand, to belong.

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Beyond the Waharoa

Are you Māori enough? Do you speak Māori? Is your skin too pale to be Māori? Do you wonder about your percentage of Māori? 

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Roadside Stories - Ruapekapeka

During the northern war of the mid-1840s Ngāpuhi leader Te Ruki Kawiti built a complex at Ruapekapeka which included fortified underground shelters.

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Whenua connecting whānau

I took a lot away with me this Anzac weekend spending time in Taranaki with my MLI whānau. Affiliates got to meet each other and the faces behind Maori Land Information. 

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WHAKATAUKI O TE RA - KAITIAKITANGA

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Ko Whakakoro te maunga - Whakakoro is the mountain

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Finding a place to connect - Turangawaewae

@maorilandinfo MLI encourages members to share Whenua Māori and Te Ao Māori related knowledge and promote the accessibility of Māori businesses and organisations. ♬ original sound - maorilandinfo - MANA MOTUHAKE The definition/concept is self-determi...

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The Waikato River

The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand. Its catchment covers 14,260 square km or 12 per cent of the area of the North Island. The river starts its journey to the sea from high in the central North Island volcanic zone, 2797 metres above sea level.

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History of Omahu Marae, Ngati Hinemanu and Ngati Upokoiri

Take a look at the history of Omahu Marae, between Napier and Hastings, and iwi Ngati Kahungunu and hapu Ngati Hinemanu and Ngati Upokoiri.

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Waiomio Valley

Waiomio Valley is the ancestral land and heart of the Ngati Hine people. The Ngati Hine have lived continuously for centuries in this area and are members of the Ngapuhi tribe.

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Mt Taranaki

Mt Taranaki is hugely important to local Māori. In tradition, the mountain once lived in the central North Island, and competed with the other mountains to win beautiful Mt Pīhanga. When Taranaki lost, he fled west, gouging out the Whanganui River.

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Ngaa Rauru Paa

I do not know the name or history of this paa, but it is in the Ngaa Rauru territory, south of Waverly and near Okotuku Road

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Kuranui Paa

Kuranui Paa is around 2 kilometres down from the Patea Dam or Lake Rotorangi,and in a bend on the Patea River

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Kanihi Pā

Kanihi pā is located half a mile off the Austin Rd and beside a bend in the Waingongoro River known as Oparua.  This fortress is in the area known as Te Rua-o-te-Moko.

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Urupā Reservations

Judge S Te A Milroy gives some clarity around Urupā, what they are, the history, the process and the legislation that surrounds beneficial owners looking to create or extend land for burial purposes.

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Whakarewarewa - Geothermal Valley

On entry to Rotorua from the Southern SH1, you will be greeted visually with carvings at the entrance, the rising steam from the many natural geothermal vents while your sense of smell provides a sulphuric reminder of where you are.

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Parihaka

Parihaka - A Photographic Survey 1981 is an insightful look back at the community over the last century through the lens of artists and photographers.  

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Te Kotahitanga

The kopa whanau Marae

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Oropuriri Urupā

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