Wednesday October 22, 2014   Last updated 08:51AM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Hoani Waititi marae prepare investiture celebration for Dame June Mariu
Dame Mabel June Hinekahukura Mariu received the Insignia of a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to Māori and the community. Pictured with the Governor General, the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mataparae and Hon Dr Pita Sharples.

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Hoani Waititi Marae is gearing up for tomorrow's investiture of Dame June Mariu.

Whānau member Rawiri Waititi says a large contingent from her iwi Te Whānau a Apanui arrives at the West Auckland marae today.

It's the first time the eastern Bay of Plenty iwi has been there in force since the opening of the marae named for Dame June's brother.

“The opening was in 1980. This is the very first time as an iwi to come back to Hoani Waititi, so it’s a special occasion for both the marae and the iwi to rekindle the relationship, to reaffirm that relationship and to talk about the next stages for the Hoani Waititi Marae itself, so it’s going to be a special week for us”

Rawiri Waititi says at dawn on Friday Hoani Waititi Marae is unveiling a pouwhenua next to the place has set aside for a whare wānanga.




Copyright © 2013, Uma Broadcasting Ltd

Comments


Post comment:

Name*
Email*
Will not be published

Maximum of 1750 characters (about 300 words)
In order to assist us in reducing spam, please type the characters you see:
spam control image
I have read and accepted the terms and conditions

These comments are moderated. Your comment, if approved, may not appear immediately. Please direct any queries about comment moderation to webmaster@waatea603am.co.nz
WEBAD - ETangata
TWP 21102014 - Hekia Parata
Education Minister Hekia Parata | National formed government in to it's 3rd term with the commssioning of the 51st Parliament
TWP 21102014 - Marama Fox
Maori Party List MP Marama Fox | Marama Fox was joined by her whanau and friends as members were sworn in to parliament yesterday
TWP 21102014 - Nanaia Mahuta
Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta | Nanaia is challenging for the Labour Party leadership
TWP 21102014 - Te Kani Kingi
Te Kani Kingi | Judges have announced finalists in five categories in Massey University's Nga Kupu Ora Aotearoa Maori Book Awards 2014
TWP 21102014 - David Taipari
Chair IMSB David Taipari | As the Auckland City Council begins its hearing process for the new Unitary Plan, some are up in arms about the Mana Whenua provisions.
TWP 21102014 - Rhonda Kite
Rhonda Kite | Leading production house for experiential digital books KIWA has won the Innovation in Media, Music and Entertainment category at the 2014 New Zealand Innovation Awards
Manako 21102014 - Pt 4 Stacey Morrison
Stacey Morrison | Labour have named their panelists to review the party's worse ever election results.
Manako 21102014 - Pt 2 Koro Wetere
Koro Wetere | Tribute to the passing of Rahera Barrett- Douglas
Labour Maori make their move.
OPINION: The Maori MP's in Labour have laid down the gauntlet to their Pakeha colleagues with the challenge from Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta for the Labour Party leadership.
Hone will be back
OPINION: It was great that Hone Harawira declared his intention to stand again for parliament in 2017.
Wife 'tweeting' may cost Cunliffe
OPINION: Karen Price, the wife of embattled MP David Cunliffe may have just cost her man any chance of again taking over as leader of the under-pressure Labour party.
0
WEBAD - Te Wananga Takiura Oct 2014 V2
WaateaFuneral
WEBAD - Fortis Cars Ad1

 
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.