Nau mai, Haere mai
Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti - You did us proud!
Congratulations to Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti and their 2013 campaign at Te Matatini. Facebook feedback on your performance was exponential! There are a lot of PROUD Whakatōhea whanau out there, particulalry after seeing your performance throughought Te Matatin 2013. Congratulations on back to back wins for the poi. Congratulations must also go to Te Whanau A Apanui who pplaced second overall in the Tournament.
Welcome to the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board's website. It has been developed to give you an opportunity to learn about and engage in the work of the Board. Here you will find information about:
- Our organisation,
- Whakatōhea history,
- Information about hapū and marae,
- Our services we offer, and
- Our businesses that we own.
The menu's at the top of the page provide a good overview of how the website is structured, each menu item looks at what we are engaged in - please explore.
Whakatōhea trace our descent from the Nukutere and Mātaatua waka. Our ancestral lines are traced back to two ancestors - Tutāmure and Muriwai. The following is an outline of Whakatōhea History, based on traditional stories and historical documents. Further information about our history can be found on the "Our People" page, or click here.
LATEST NEWS - WHAT'S HAPPENING IN WHAKATŌHEA
Whakatōhea Information Hui
The Tū Ake Whakatōhea Collective and the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board invite all whanau to attend an information hui to inform you of the options to move the Treaty Settlement Claim forward. The presentation will cover:
- An update on Treaty matters,
- Information to understand & participate in the Claims process;
- An update of iwi activities
Stay informed and be a part of the process: Meeting dates, times and venues are as follows:
Whakatane, Thursday 14th March, 5.30pm, Te Manuka Tutahi Marae
Gisborne, Monday 18th March, 5.30pm, Lawson Feild Theatre
Tauranga, Tuesday 19th March, 5.00pm, Maungatapu Marae
Rotorua, Wednesday 20th March, 5.00pm, Waiariki Polytechnic Marae
Auckland, Thursday 21st March, 5.00pm, Hoani Waititi Marae,
Hamilton, Monday 25th March, 5.00pm, Waikato University Marae
Whangarei, Tuesday 26th March, 5.30pm, Toll Stadioum
Wellington, Wednesday 27th March, Time & Venue to be confirmed
Christchurch, Thursday, 3rd April, Time & Venue to be confirmed
We urge you and your whanau to attend. If you cannot make it please contact us and we will get information to you.Please contact Danny Paruru, Iwi Development Manager, 07 315 6150 or email email@example.com
- Our People