Ngāti Kahungunu

About the Region

Rohe Delegate:         

Rohe Committee:

Rohe Chairman:

Hira Huata

Ngāti Kahungunu 

Runanga Arts & Culture Board

Narelle Huata


 

NGĀ TOI O KAHUNGUNU

NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU RUNANGA ARTS & CULTURE

KAWENATA – COVENANT

“TŪTIRA MAI NGĀ IWI”

 NGĀ TOI O KAHUNGUNU IS A UNITED FORUM WITHIN KAHUNGUNU TO REPRESENT THE ARTS & CULTURE OF MARAE, HAPŪ, WHĀNAU. 

KO TE MANA TE KUPU

The word is the bond.

Enhance Te Reo Māori and Traditions

KO TE MARAE TE TŪRANGAWAEWAE

Maintain the marae as the traditional home

KO TE WHARE KŌRERO TE KAUPAPA TŌPU RAWA

Self determination through Cultural Foundations

 

 Responsibility to your Rohe:

The Ngāti Kahungunu Runanga Arts and Culture Board serve all art forms throughout the rohe of Ngāti Kahungunu.

It acknowledges the mana of Te Reo Māori, whaikōrero, karanga, wairua, whakapapa, waiata, waiata kori, poi, haka, waiata-ā-ringa, pūoro, ngā mahi toi, visual arts, ngā mahi waka, whakairo, tukutuku, kōwhaiwhai, kanikani, tākaro, and media arts.  It seeks to restore rangatiratanga, reaffirm tikanga Māori and uphold mana Māori within the whānau, hapū and iwi of Ngāti Kahungunu.

The Te Matatini National Delegate represents the voice of kapa haka groups of Ngāti Kahungunu at the National level and feeds back to the Regional Committee.

Rohe boundaries:

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairarapa

The Kahungunu rohe is one of the largest boundaries in the North Island being the third lagest iwi of 65,000 Ngāti Kahungunu. There are 6 taiwhenua – Te Wairoa – Whanganui-ā-Orotu – Heretuanga – Tamatea – Tāmakinui-ā-Rua – Te Wairarapa

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