He pī ka rere
Uplift the Iwi
Nau mai haere mai ki tēnei whārangi “He pī ka rere” hei whakaohooho i te wairua i tēnei wā.
Welcome to our “He pī ka rere” page. We will be posting daily updates to this webpage to help support and comfort us all during this difficult time.
Learn a waiata, read a story book, upload a video of how you and your whānau are coping during Covid-19. Tag #hepikarere and your post will show here on our website
Kia tau tonu ngā manaakitanga o te waahi ngaro ki runga i a tātau.
Backyard Photography Competition
Asaiah Kinghazel 10
Riana Raerino 13
Rangipare Belshaw-Ngaropo 25
Moana-Lee Arthur 11
Whatonga Uamauru 16
Merenia Hudson 22
Black & White
Paiheke Wharewera-McGarvey 6
Manaia Wikeepa 12
Kate Irvine 45
Haweti Wilson 7
Karewa Arthur 13
Anthony Hudson 53
He pī ka rere updates
Mahi Whai - String game resources
A traditional game where a looped piece of string is passed around the figers of each hand, and shapes or designs are made. The full name of this game, Te Whai-Wawewawe-ā-Māui‚ comes from the atua Māui.
He Kura te Tangata Waka Huia
Kaumatua kapa haka festival in which Kaumatua gather at Te Papa to celebrate Māori composers of the past and their songs.
Te Hokinga Mai o Te Rua Tekau mā Waru
I te Rāapa te 23 o Hānuere 1946, ka tōia mai te Dominion Monarch ki runga o Te Whanganui-a-Tara me ngā mōrehu o Te Rua Tekau mā Waru.
Toroa rāua ko Wairaka
Kīwaha -Give it a go!
Source: Radio New Zealand
Back to School preparation!
Fun wellbeing activities to help get you ready for kura!
Te Kei Merito
What happens when Ngāti Rangataua knowledge meets the musings of an American president? Te Kei Merito reveals how he rose to the top of the New Zealand army
Mind Lab Kids is a free resource that gives your 5-12 year old fun, creative, home-based experiments and problems to solve.
Te Reo o te Māreikura – A collection of kōrero from Ngāti Awa Kuia Onehou Phillis.
Ko Mataatua Whare
How to make a paper poppy for ANZAC Day
Te Kooti - Voices from the Iwi.
Speakers from a number of iwi challenge myths and share kōrero about Te Kooti’s positive influence in their lives.
Donate to the RSA
Because of COVID-19, the RSA is losing a vital opportunity to fundraise for its services on its annual Poppy Day Appeal.
You can still contribute by donating to the ‘Let’s Not Forget’ campaign.
Anzac biscuits have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps established in World War I. Try this Edmonds recipe to make a soft chewy version of the Anzac biscuit.
Lest we forget
Te Waka Mataatua
Profile of Ta Hirini Moko Mead
Toa Jiu-jitsu Tutorials in Te Reo Māori
A series of te reo Māori Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) tutorials featuring rising national and international athlete Hakaraia Wilson has been launched online.
Ngāti Awa Business Directory
Looking to help rebuild the economy a little closer to home? Support a Ngāti Awa business to thrive, you can find them on our business directory page.
Missing your Whānau? Try a Zoom!
It’s easy to get started.
- Sign up for zoom
- Watch the Tutorials if you like.
- Download the app.
- If you want to talk for more than 40 minutes then schedule a meeting.
Ngamaru Raerino grew up in the small town of Te Teko. At school he was told he would be nothing but an aimless rogue, he made a vow to prove his teacher wrong
The Side Eye Comic Series
Toby Morris’ The Side Eye comic series takes a look and documents life and society in NZ. Be sure to read about Tasia and her life during lockdown.
One week to Level 2!
Te Tahi o te Rangi
Caring for your Taonga
Hikitia Te Hā is a series of simple te ao Māori breathing exercises that anyone can learn.
No live gigs this music month so why not treat yourself to the music of the Modern Māori Quartet.
Today we take a glimpse into the lives of Joe Harawira and the ex-sawmill workers of Whakatane
Kāputi & Kōrero
Kaupapa: Hear what these Māori musicians have been up to during the rāhui and their kōrero about making music in Aotearoa, waiata and whakawhanaungatanga
The Green Chain
This homegrown Erin Brockovich story follows former Whakatāne sawmill worker Joe Harawira and his long battle to reveal the impact that workplace toxins have had on his community. The Joe versus the mills crusade screened on Māori Television, and won Best Popular Documentary at the 2012 NZ Television Awards.
Make a Tapeka/Wall Hanging
As a qualified accountant, Waaka Vercoe has a long history as a governor, including directorships on various commercial iwi owned entities and has served on many boards both locally and nationally.