Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund

Across Aotearoa, whānau, hapū and iwi are planning and delivering events and initiatives to commemorate the New Zealand Wars.

Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund has been set up to support iwi, hapū and whānau to promote and deliver events and initiatives that commemorate the New Zealand Wars.

About Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund

Te Pūtake o te Riri | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand Fund supports whānau, hapū and iwi to initiate, promote and deliver activities and events that commemorate the New Zealand Land Wars.

The fund seeks to increase awareness among all Aotearoa New Zealand Citizens about our local history, significant land marks and people including strengthening relationships and partnerships. It is also about  building nationhood and pride among all citizens, increasing matauranga and value for local history and increasing bi-lingual resources.

It is important to note that this funding is intended to be a contribution and cannot be used to fund the total costs of the project.

Successful Applicants for the 2018/19 Financial Year

Rōpū Theme of Event/s Event Location Region Event Start Date Event End Date Amount approved from TPK
Tihi Consultants Limited The proposal is to deliver a five day commemorative programme to allow whanau, hapū and iwi to come together and share a deeper understanding of their experience as descendants of Riwha Titokowaru and the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Te Ngutu o Te Manu from 3-7 September 2018 in Hāwera. Hāwera Te Tai Hauāuru Monday 3 September 2018 Friday 7 September 2018 $57,450.24
Te Tira Whakaari Trust The proposal is to deliver a series of events to commemorate Te Kooti Rikirangi and his contribution to the Aotearoa national story, the significant conflicts between Māori and colonial forces in Tūranga in the 1860s in response to the illegal invasion, confiscation and acquisition of Māori land by the crown. Mangapapa, Gisborne Ikaroa-Rawhiti July 2018 January 2019 $59,141.24
Fairfield College The proposal is to support Fairfield College by contributing to the carving and installation of a Pou erected as a permanent memorial to commemorate the New Zealand Wars. It will support the design and installation of the plaque for the Pou and the hospitality for the Fairfield Annual Commemoration Assembly and Pou unveiling. Hamilton Waikato-Waiariki October 2018 December 2018 $3796.00

Successful Applicants for the 2017/18 Financial Year

Group Event Region Event Location Event Start Date Event End Date Amount Requested
Tihi Consultants Limited The proposal is to deliver a series of events over the two weeks, leading up to a commemorative service at Te Ngutu o te Manu Reserve on 28 October 2017. Te Tai Hauāuru Hāwera Monday, 16 October 2017 Friday, 27 October 2017 $9,000.00
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Two-day symposia titled ‘Te Pūtake o te Riri’ with a number of outcomes. Waikato-Waiariki Whakatāne Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Thursday, 19 October 2017 $95,200.00
Ngāti Awa Community Development Trust Commemoration of the 1865 Battle of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā Waikato-Waiariki Te Teko - Te Kupenga Pā Friday, 20 October 2017   $67,863.00
Te Reo Irirangi o Te Mānuka Tūtahi Trust Broadcasting and Online Video Streaming of the 2017 commemoration service of the Battle of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā Waikato-Waiariki Whakatāne Friday, 20 October 2017   $6,000.00
Māori Land Charitable Trust Public screening of the New Zealand Wars series Te Tai Hauāuru Ōtaki Saturday, 28 October 2017 Sunday, 12 November 2017 $12,000.00
Bridget Williams Publishing Trust To support the Vincent O’Malley giving talks to schools about the significance of the New Zealand Land Wars Te Tai Hauāuru 20 School Visits Early 2018 Early 2018 $30,000.00
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Ruanui Trust (TRONRT) To organise a hīkoi to the South Island to pay respect, wānanga the historical account of, and acknowledge the lives, achievement and resting place of our Ngāti Ruanui & Pakakohe Tūpuna who were imprisoned in Dunedin in 1869. Te Tai Hauāuru South Island Thursday, 1 March 2018   $61,500.00
Raukawa Charitable Trust Tour to four significant New Zealand war sites where Raukawa had significant involvement. Waikato-Waiariki Tour to four significant New Zealand war sites where Raukawa had significant involvement. Friday, 6 April 2018 Sunday, 8 April 2018 $71,200.00
Waiokura Marae and Reserves Trust Commemorate Ōrangituāpeka and the significance of the Rāhui Whenua Te Tai Hauāuru Manaia, South Taranaki Wednesday 25 April 2018   $30,000.00

Role of Te Puni Kōkiri

Te Puni Kōkiri is responsible for administering the fund and ensuring robust applications are received and sound investments are made.

A Brief History

 
 
Te Pūtake o Te Riri

A brief history of the kaupapa of Te Pūtake o te Riri.

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Rā Maumahara – the Journey to a National Commemoration

A timeline of the Commemoration from concept to inception.

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General information about New Zealand Wars and Conflicts

A paper by David Green from the Ministry of Culture and Heritage providing more context on the naming of the wars.

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Perspectives | Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand

The wars and conflicts in New Zealand are important historical narratives which contributed to the shaping of our nation. Sharing different perspectives of the impact of these wars builds wider understanding and awareness, and will better enable all those affected to heal and move forward towards broader reconciliation.

 


An Overview of Wars and Conflicts in Aotearoa-New Zealand
Dr Vincent O’Malley, a New Zealand historian, discusses the New Zealand Wars, and touches on the complex issues which gave rise to them.

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The Impact of Wars and Conflicts in Aotearoa-New Zealand

Dr Vincent O’Malley, continues his analysis of the New Zealand Wars, and stresses the importance for all New Zealanders to understand better the effects of these wars and conflicts on the whole nation.

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Applying for the Fund

Regional Fund Guidelines and Application Form

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Details

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Media Releases

Te Pūtake o Te Riri – Wars and Conflicts in Aotearoa New Zealand Fund opens, 30 August 2018
https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/te-p%C5%ABtake-o-te-riri-wars-and-conflicts-aotearoa-new-zealand-fund-opens

Te Pūtake o te Riri successful applications announced
https://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/mo-te-puni-kokiri/our-stories-and-media/te-putake-o-te-riri-applications-announced#.WfKHMnZx1_A

Fund opens for NZ Wars commemorations, 7 July 2017
https://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/mo-te-puni-kokiri/our-stories-and-media/te-putake-o-te-riri-wars-and-conflicts-in-new-zeal#.WWLXdVFLevE

New Zealand Land Wars commemorations fund panel meets, 31 May 2017
https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/new-zealand-land-wars-commemorations-fund-panel-meets

Ngāti Hine mark land wars with multisport challenge, 29 May 2017
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11860938

Editorial: Commemoration of New Zealand wars is long overdue, 3 November 2016
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/86013064/editorial-commemoration-of-new-zealand-wars-is-long-overdue

National day to remember the New Zealand Wars to start in 2017, 31 October 2017
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/85915559/national-day-to-remember-land-wars-starts-in-2017

Date to be set for a national day to commemorate the New Zealand Wars, 21 August 2016
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/83381868/Date-to-be-set-for-a-national-day-to-commemorate-the-New-Zealand-Wars

Confiscated Land Wars sites returned – Hon Flavell, 19 August, 2016
https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/confiscated-land-wars-sites-returned

Government announces Land Wars Day at Turangawaewae, 19 August 2016
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/83329239/Government-announces-Land-Wars-Day-at-Turangawaewae

Day to mark New Zealand Wars on the cards – Flavell, 11 January 2016
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/293849/day-to-mark-nz-wars-on-the-cards-flavell

Commemorating New Zealand Wars (no date)
https://yournz.org/2016/04/28/commemorating-nz-land-wars/

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