Te Tari Mātauranga Māori regularly host activities for students and staff such as waiata and kapa haka practices and other major annual events including Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Matariki, and the Māori graduation celebration - Tuku Taonga.
Typical activities during the annual events have included workshops on cultural practices and Matuaranga Māori such as maramataka, the making and use of taonga puoro, arts and crafts, kapa haka, hikoi, word games and quizzes and of course kai.
12-18 Mahuru/September 2022
Ko taku reo, taku ohooho, ko taku reo taku mapihi mauria. My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul. Join us in mid-September to celebrate Te Reo Māori.
Matariki refers to the mid-winter rising of the large cluster of stars, also known as the Pleiades that marks the changing of the seasons and the beginning of the Māori New Year. Find out more about this special time of the year.
Regional heats: 9-14 May, Finals: 24-26 June 2022
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