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Nau mai, haere mai!


Nga mihi nui mo te hou - Salutations for the New Year!

Welcome to the Ngati Awa ki Poneke Website.

VISION
"He manu hou ahau, he kohanga i rerea"
"I am a new bird that has left the nest"

For many years, the Rūnangahas used the symbol of a bird to represent new directions, new initiatives, new horizones and optimism for Ngāti Awa people.


MISSION
To build a strong cultural, social, political and economic base for ngā uri o ngā hāpu o Ngāti Awa by:
  • Growing the asset base
  • Improving whanau, marae, hāpu and iwi capability
  • contributing to whanau well-being
  • Strengthening Ngāti Awatanga
  • Actively exercising kaitiakitanga
  • Expanding Ngāti Awa influence

VALUES
  • Tikanga (Spiritual, Mental, Physical, Cultural)
  • Whakapapa (Identity)
  • Kaitiakitanga (Looking after our inheritance)
  • Kotahitanga (Unity)
  • Puāwaitanga (Grow & Achieve)
  • Taumatatanga (Excellence)
  • Manaakitanga (Care for people)
  • Whanaungatanga (Maintaining relationships)


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