A new online resource to share the history of the North Island iwi Ngāti Whā tua Ōrākei – Including a long relationship with Tāmaki Makaurau
(Auckland), their Treaty of Waitangi and their aspirations for the future.
A collaboration between Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Manatū Taonga Ministry of Cultural Heritage, this resource is the fifth story launched as part of the ministry’s Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories program.
“Congratulations to Ngāti WhātuaŌrākei for launching this new resource, a source of insight and inspiration for all New Zealanders who want to learn about the history of Langatahi and Aotearoa,” says Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture and Heritage Kiri Allan.
“Today is also an important day for iwi, as their Tupuna Apihai Te Kawau signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi in 1840, marking the date that marks the beginning of their relationship with the crown.
“Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique approach to managing and solving national problems is internationally recognized, but there is much more to learn about each other.
“A broader public awareness of our history, including a growing awareness and deeper understanding of the Te Titi community, builds the capacity for compassion and unity in our community,” says Kiri Alan. I will.
The online resource was launched this morning at the Silky Otter Cinema in the Great Lakei, with a short video showing a selection from a multimedia story.
Ngāti WhātuaŌrākei’s Te Tai Convention Reconciliation Story is available at: https://teara.govt.nz/en/te-tai/ngati-whatua-orakei-home (English language)
Ngāti Whā tuaŌrākei’s Te Tai launch event 10:00 am on Saturday, March 20, 2021 At Silky Otter Cinemas, 228 Orakei Road, Orakei, Auckland. Contact Rawinia Maihi – email@example.com If you want to participate.
The name of Tetai comes from Tetai Fakea, which means uplifting tide. Te Tai Whakaea reflects our close relationship with land and sea, and the claims and reconciliation of the Treaty of Waitangi acknowledge our history as a country and give us a landscape of the future. It also states that it has created an opportunity to think.
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