Sunday, 6 February 2011
06 o Hui Tanguru (February) 2011
''Me maa tonu te tangata i a ia, Ka taea e ia nga mea katoa''
If you believe in yourself you can do anything
This week's whakatauki was explained by Harata Te Ata Simeon nō Ngai Tūhoe
As part of the Port Nicolson Block Claims Settlement Act, Matiu/Somes, Makaro/Ward and Mokopuna Islands reverted back to Taranaki Whanui ki Te Upoko o te Ika wardship. That was in September 2009. In November 2010 Te Hokitanga mai a Matiu took place; a ceremony to celebrate the return of the islands. Maraea Rakuraku was on Matiu/Somes for Te Ahi Kaa.
Chairperson of Waitangi Trust Board and former politician Ngāpuhi Pita Paraone discusses preparations for Waitangi, remembers Waitangi events of the past and comments on whether the political future of Ngāpuhi politician Hone Harawira will be a factor on the day with commemorations taking place within his Te Tai Tokerau electorate.
Is there anything new we can learn about the Treaty of Waitangi? Well, according to Hohua Kalan, reviewing the Treaty of Waitangi Companion, Māori and Pākeha from Tasman to Today eds Vincent O'Malley, Bruce Stirling and Wally Penetito , yes, there is.
From the vaults of Nga Taonga Kōrero, Te Arikinui Dame Te Ataairangi Kaahu (1931-2006) talks to the crowd gathered at Waitangi in 1992.
Waiata featured: Tikanga Tiriti as performed by Black Katz from the abum Black Katz 1990 Te Tiriti o Waitangi Tangata Whenua (2006)