Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia
A call to the descendants of Manaia tupuna
Through our shared lineages to Manaia tupuna we invite participation of our uri, hapū, kāinga and whanaunga maha to wānanga He Whakaputanga 1835 me Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840 and what rangatiratanga and mana motuhake means to our peoples and how we express it in Te Ao Hurihuri (our modern world).
We have launched our online series ‘Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia’ where we will host weekly Manuhiri Kaikōrero and panel discussions as we plan to roll out wānanga across our marae with our peoples as we seek a shared unity of purpose as uri whakaheke o Manaia.
We invite you to watch these kōrero online on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel and then later in the year to join us on our marae in these wānanga as we kōkiri ngātahi reflecting on our past moving forward into the future.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #1
Professor Mākere Mutu is Chair of Te Rūnanga ā Iwi o Ngāti Kahu. Chair of Pou Tikanga of National Iwi Chairs Forum which coordinates and advocates for constitutional transformation and was a member of the group that prepared the Mātike Mai Report.
A prominent kaikōrero on rangatiratanga and systemic racism, Mākere joins us to share her position on mana motuhake and rangatiratanga and the journey of Ngāti Kahu hapū and iwi in Te Tiriti Claims and engaging with the Crown.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #2
Brandon Edwards (Ngātiwai, Ngāpuhi) is the Chair of our Ngātiwai Commercial arms and shares his thoughts on rangatiranga and mana motuhake.
Panel Discussion #1
Ngā Pakiaka panel discussion hosted by our Heamana Aperahama Edwards and Raukura Huhana Lyndon.
In this first Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia panel discussion of the series they are joined by our manuhiri kaikōrero Prof. Mākere Mutu and Brandon Edwards to discuss further their perspectives on rangatiratanga and mana motuhake.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #3
Haami Piripi is the Chair of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa.
Haami has held many senior positions in the public sector and is an experienced leader in navigating Māori – Crown relationships.
As Chairman of Te Rarawa iwi he shares his insights and whakaaro into rangatiratanga and mana motuhake.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #4
Moea is our whanaunga tini karanga maha. With vast experience in resource management, and being a member of Network Waitangi – Whangārei Branch.
Moea is a Te Tiriti Educator who delivers programs to Māori, non Māori and community groups across Te Tai Tokerau. Moea joins us and shares her whakaaro on He Whakaputanga 1835 and Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840 as a tangata tiriti.
Panel Discussion #2
Ngā Pakiaka panel discussion #2 hosted by our Heamana Aperahama Edwards and Raukura Huhana Lyndon.
In this second Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia panel discussion of the series they are joined by manuhiri Kaikōrero Haami Piripi (Chair of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa) and Moea Armstrong (Te Tiriti Educator) as we explore and examine He Whakaputanga 1835, Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840 and the challenges of asserting our rangatiratanga in Te Ao Hurihuri (the modern world).
Manuhiri Kaikorero #5
Winston McCarthy LLB, Partner Manaia Legal is an uri of Otetao Reti Marae and legal counsel in the Te Tiriti Claims space.
Watch here as Winston he shares his perspectives on Te Tiriti, whakaputanga, rangatiratanga and what mana motuhake means to him.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #6
Moana Tuwhare, BA, LLB (Ngāpuhi) is a Senior Consultant at Mather Solutions. As a Māori development specialist who has spent two decades operating in the public and constitutional law space with a focus on Treaty issues and governance, she has worked for a range of Māori whānau, hapū, iwi, trusts and organisations.
Watch here as Moana shares her views on He Whakaputanga me Te Tiriti and what rangatiratanga and mana motuhake mean to her.
Panel Discussion #3
Ngā Pakiaka panel discussion #3 hosted by our Heamana Aperahama Edwards and Raukura Huhana Lyndon.
In this third Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia panel discussion of the series they are joined by manuhiri Kaikōrero Winston McCarthy (Otetao Reti Marae, Manaia Legal) and Moana Tuwhare (Ngāpuhi, Mather Solutions) as we examine and explore He Whakaputanga 1835, Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840 and some of the challenges asserting our rangatiratanga in Te Ao Hurihurio.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #7
Ngarimu Blair is Deputy Chair for Ngāti Whātua o Orākei Trust Board and is Chair of the Settlement Protection Team. Ngarimu is the Trust Representative to the Whai Rawa Commercial Board of Orākei and sits on other boards nationally.
A passionate advocate for the tribal histories of Tāmaki Makaurau, Ngarimu is the Chair of the Auckland Council Mana Whenua Forum.
Watch here as Ngarimu shares some of the histories of the peoples of Orākei and their fight to maintain and affirm their rangatiratanga in Central Auckland.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #8
Nicki Wakefield (Te Parawhau, Ngāti Hau, Te Waiariki) is a hapū kaimahi in the rohe of Whangārei supporting hapū efforts in Te Tiriti Claims and other matters of importance in the rohe.
Nicki as an uri shares her understandings of the loss of whenua in the Whangārei rohe, the challenges in upholding rangatiratanga in the city and what mana motuhake and tino rangatiratanga means to her.
Panel Discussion #4
In this 4th panel discussion of our Ngā Pakiaka o Manaia series, our Heamana, Aperahama Kerepeti-Edwards and Raukura Hūhana Lyndon host a panel discussion with manuhiri kaikōrero Ngarimu Blair (Ngāti Whatua ki Orakei Trust) and Nicki Wakefield (Te Parawhau, Ngāti Hau, Te Waiariki) to explore and examine He Whakaputanga 1835, Te Tiriti o Waitangi 1840 and some of the challenges asserting our rangatiratanga in Te Ao Hurihuri.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #9
Mike Smith (Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahu) is a well known campaigner and activist, as well as Chair of the Iwi Leaders Climate Change Group.
Mike talks about his years growing up witnessing the rebirth of the Māori resistance movement and his involvment over many decades in asserting and upholding rangatiratanga in Te Ao Hurihuri.
Manuhiri Kaikorero #10
Deirdre Nehua (Ngātiwai and Ngāti Hao) has spent most of her life working for positive change for Māori, challenging the racism and inequities thrust upon our communities as a result of colonisation.
Deirdre shares with us her experiences being involved in fighting to uphold Rangatiratanga and the contributions many have made to create transformation and change for Māori.