Rauika: Past events

Welcome to Rauika where you can find events and opportunities of interest to Māori whānau throughout Aotearoa. Rauika supports Te Puni Kōkiri kaupapa to strengthen Māori cultural and economic wealth, and for an effective State Sector to support Māori aspirations.

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Mahuru

  • The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards 2018

    • Date: 11 September 2017 to 23 March 2018

    Rewarding great collaboration. Celebrating transformation. Creating brighter futures. 2018 entries open now.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Education

    Hīkoi Whakanui i te Reo Māori

    • Date: 10 September 2018
    • Time: 10am – 1.45pm

    Ka whakatūria anō e Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori he Hīkoi Reo Māori ki roto o Te Whanganui-a-Tara hei te 10 Mahuru 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori

    Theatre Performance - Hine Kihāwai

    • Date: 10 September 2018
    • Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm

    Written by the highly regarded composer, teacher and Māori leader Hone Hurihanganui, Hine Kihāwai has been redeveloped for a new generation of tamariki.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua

    Te Reo o te Wahine

    • Date: 11 September 2018
    • Time: 6:30 pm – 9 pm

    A panel discussion featuring wahine champions of te reo Māori, features wahine who are champions of revitalising and normalising te reo Māori.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

    North Shore Māori Language Parade

    • Date: 11 September 2018
    • Time: 12 pm – 2 pm

    The Māori Language Commission will hold a Māori Language Parade in Takapuna on the 11th September 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Taura Whiri

    Radio Te Ūpoko o te Ika: Archived, digitised and broadcasted

    • Date: 11 September 2018
    • Time: 12:10 pm – 1:30 pm

    Te Reo Irirangi O Te Upoko O Te Ika Trust donated over 2000 of these interviews recorded between 1982-1995, these interviews were conducted and broadcast in Te Reo Māori.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Radio Te Upoko o te Ika

    Revitalising indigenous languages through technology

    • Date: 12 September 2018
    • Time: 5:30 pm – 7 pm

    Celebrate te wiki o te reo Māori with us. Willy-John Martin will facilitate with 3 thinkers who are at the cutting edge of technological innovations around indigenous language normalisation.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: National Library of New Zealand

Whiringa ā-nuku

  • New Zealand Wars mini exhibition

    • Date: 27 October 2017 to 01 April 2018

    Te Papa marks the first national day of commemoration of the New Zealand Wars, Rā Maumahara, with a new mini exhibition.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Papa Tongarewa

    International discussions on biodiversity

    • Date: 05 October 2018 to 02 November 2018

    In November, New Zealand will attend the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to discuss how countries will cooperate towards the ongoing protection of biodiversity.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Puni Kōkiri

    Traditional knowledge for biodiversity

    • Date: 05 October 2018 to 02 November 2018

    In November, New Zealand will participate in international discussions about Article 8(j) under the Convention on Biological Diversity – we are keen to hear your views on the matters under consideration.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Puni Kōkiri

    2018 World Indigenous Business Forum

    • Date: 09 October 2018 to 12 October 2018

    A major international platform to showcase Māori business, engage Indigenous people in global economic discussions and leverage indigenous trade.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Ohu Whai Ao

Whiringa ā-rangi

  • Consultation on Geographic Name Proposals

    • Date: 23 November 2017 to 23 February 2018

    The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa has opened public consultation on nine proposals to assign, alter, and discontinue the names of geographic features around the county.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

    Consultation on Geographic Name Proposals

    • Date: 05 November 2018 to 05 February 2019

    The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking submissions on four geographic name proposals across New Zealand.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

    John Walsh: A Portrait of Ūawa Tolaga Bay

    • Date: 08 November 2018 to 15 February 2019

    The exhibition, John Walsh: A Portrait of Ūawa Tolaga Bay, is a major survey of Walsh’s portrait paintings.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Portrait Gallery

    TE RITO FOUNDATION Consultative Community Hui

    • Date: 17 November 2018
    • Time: 10am – 1:30pm

    Consultative Community Research Hui for Families of Oranga Tamariki: Addressing Domestic Violence for Safer Better Whanau

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Te Rito Foundation

Hakihea

  • Conservation Board Vacancies 2018

    • Date: 21 December 2017 to 02 February 2018

    The Minister of Conservation is responsible for appointing members to Conservation Boards across Aotearoa New Zealand and is seeking nominations for membership.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Department of Conservation

Kohitātea

  • HIKURANGI DAWN CEREMONY

    • Date: 01 January 2018
    • Time: 4am – 9am

    This celebration provides the opportunity for Ngāti Porou and manuhiri to welcome in the new year and the first rays of Tama-Nui-Te -Ra aloft our sacred mountain - Hikurangi.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

    NGATI POROU INTER MARAE SPORTS FESTIVAL 2018 - PA WARS

    • Date: 03 January 2018

    This 1-day event is a time to celebrate family values and kinship in a fun atmosphere of friendly competition and healthy lifestyle.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou

    Seeking EOI for new Digital advisory group

    • Date: 05 January 2018 to 31 January 2018

    The Minister for Broadcasting, Communications & Digital Media, Hon Clare Curran is seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Ministerial Advisory Group on the Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Huitanguru

  • Try-Whanau Triaythlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

    • Date: 04 February 2018
    • Time: 9am – 1pm

    Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Awarua Whanau Services

    Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival (Try-Whanau)

    • Date: 04 February 2018
    • Time: 9am – 1pm

    Try-Whanau Triathlon & Festival is about whanau being active together regardless of age, ability or mobility; from pepi to kaumatua. Oranga wairua, oranga tinana, oranga whanau - Kotahitanga!

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Awarua Whanau Services

    Pouto 2E Churchsite

    • Date: 10 February 2018
    • Time: 8.30 am – 1 pm

    Funding for hui to transfer block from Pouto 2E churchsite into Māori reservation for papakāinga/camping site.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Jimmy and Mary Kemp Whanau Trust

    Te Hekenga III

    • Date: 14 February 2018 to 16 February 2018
    • Time: 14th Feb 5pm; 15 & 16 Feb: 8.30am – 14th Feb 8pm; 15 & 16 Feb 5pm

    National Maori Business Networks Conference bringing together network members; Maori businesses and expert advisers. Targeting new or intending businesses to share experiences and build network contacts of like minded people.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Mana Taiao Events Limited in association with Tauranga Maori Business Association

    Aotea Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 24 February 2018

    Download the PDF for the Regional Kapa Haka Competition Dates for 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Matatini

    Ngati Manuhiakai Hapu By-Election (Ngaruahine Iwi)

    • Date: 26 February 2018 to 20 March 2018

    Due to a recent resignation, Te Korowai o Ngaruahine Trust (South Taranaki) are conducting a by-election.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Korowai o Ngaruahine Trust

Poutūterangi

  • Te Arawa Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 02 March 2018 to 03 March 2018

    Download the PDF for the Kapa Haka Regional Competitions for 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Matatini - Kapa Haka Aotearoa

    Vacancies on health advisory committees

    • Date: 07 March 2018 to 29 March 2018

    The Ministry of Health is seeking nominations or applications for two roles on statutory health bodies.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Health

    Te Whenua Moemoeā Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 09 March 2018 to 10 March 2018

    Te Whenua Moemoeā Kapa Haka Regional Competition will be held on March 9-10 at the Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), Australia.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Nga Kapa Taumata Teitei (Maori Performing Arts Australia) Inc

    Rangitāne Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 10 March 2018

    The Rangitāne Regional Senior Kapa Haka Competition will be held on March 10 at the Regent Theatre in Palmerston North.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Rangitāne Māori Cultural Arts Society Inc. (RMCA)

    Pacific Training Workshop on Traditional Knowledge

    • Date: 19 March 2018 to 06 April 2018

    Nominations are being sought for a workshop on traditional knowledge for biodiversity, taking place in Whangārei from 21 to 25 May 2018. Nominations are due by 5 April 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Puni Kōkiri

    Pacific Alliance FTA Consultation on NPITA issues

    • Date: 21 March 2018 to 16 April 2018

    New Zealand is negotiating a trade agreement with the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru). We want to hear your views on progressive and inclusive trade in the agreement.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Te Tai Tokerau Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 24 March 2018

    The Taitokerau Regional Senior Kapa Haka Competition will be held on March 24 at Kensington Stadium.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Waitangi Cultural Society Committee

    Te Waka Kōkiri in Te Tai Hauāuru

    • Date: 27 March 2018 to 29 March 2018

    We’ve been provided with a fantastic opportunity to have Te Waka Kōkiri return to the Taranaki rohe and we’re excited to be heading to Waitara, Ōpunake and Hāwera this week.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Puni Kōkiri

Paengawhāwhā

  • Waitaha Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 14 April 2018

    On April 14, kapa haka roopū from all around the Waitaha takiwā (Te Waipounamu) will perform at the Horncastle Arena, Ōtautahi.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngā Pākihi Whakatekateka o Waitaha Cultural Council

    Tainui Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 14 April 2018

    On the 14th of April, kapa haka groups from all around the Tainui Rohe will gather at Claudelands Arena for the Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Regional Competition.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Tainui Waka Cultural Trust

    Ngāti Kahungunu Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 21 April 2018

    Ngati Kahungunu Iwi is proud to host their regional kapa haka competitions in Wairoa at the Lambton Square Grounds on 21 April 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngāti Kahungunu Runanga Arts & Culture Board

Haratua

  • Te Ra Maumaharatanga o Tuhourangi

    • Date: 17 May 2018 to 10 June 2018

    Commemoration Day for Tuhourangi

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Whare Korero o Tuhourangi

    Consultation on Geographic Name Proposals

    • Date: 24 May 2018 to 24 August 2018

    The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking submissions on three proposals to alter geographic names.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

    Te Tairāwhiti Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

    This year Te Tairawhiti under the mantle of ‘Tamararo’ host the 65th annual kapa haka competitions at the Gisborne Houhoupiko Showgrounds from 26 - 27 May.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Tairāwhiti Cultural Development Trust Inc

Pipiri

  • Nga Tangata Atawhai Indigenous Healing Summit

    • Date: 01 June 2018 to 03 June 2018
    • Time: 4pm – 5pm

    Healing and Education Summit

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Nga Tangata Atawhai O Aotearoa

    Matariki Celebrations at Ara institute of Canterbury

    • Date: 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018

    This year we’re celebrating Matariki with a bang, with events for students, staff and the wider community. Our celebration runs from 11-15 June at all Ara campuses.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ara Institute of Canterbury

    Ngāti Koata Matariki Celebrations

    • Date: 15 June 2018 to 16 June 2018

    Come along to our pā harakeke clean up/harvest, morning urupā visit, afternoon swimming, and night market

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ngāti Koata Trust

    Public meeting on international biodiversity issues

    • Date: 15 June 2018

    New Zealand will be attending meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity in July. Please join us for a public meeting on issues that will be discussed there.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Nga Ika o Otamatea

    • Date: 15 June 2018 to 29 July 2018
    • Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

    A themed art exhibition by primary school students of the old Otamatea region

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: The Kauri Museum

    Tāmaki Makaurau Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018

    • Date: 16 June 2018

    Download the PDF for the Regional Kapa Haka Competitions Dates for 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Matatini – Kapa Haka Aotearoa

    He Kura E Huna Ana

    • Date: 19 June 2018 to 20 June 2018
    • Time: 7 – 8

    Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions

    Have your say on marine biodiversity in the high seas

    • Date: 19 June 2018 to 04 July 2018

    The government wants to hear your views on New Zealand’s participation in negotiations on a new UN treaty about marine biodiversity.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade : Manatū Aorere

    He Kura E Huna Ana

    • Date: 22 June 2018
    • Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

    Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions

    He Kura E Huna Ana

    • Date: 26 June 2018 to 30 June 2018
    • Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

    Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions

    Te Tau Ihu Kapa Haka Regional Competition 2018

    • Date: 30 June 2018

    Download the PDF for the Regional Kapa Haka Competitions Dates for 2018.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Te Matatini – Kapa Haka Aotearoa

Hōngongoi

  • He Kura E Huna Ana

    • Date: 02 July 2018 to 03 July 2018
    • Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

    Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Taki Rua Productions

    National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition 2018

    • Date: 03 July 2018 to 06 July 2018
    • Time: 9.00am – 8.00pm

    He Pouwhenua, He Puapua! This biennial event exemplifies excellence in Māori Performing Arts from the rangatahi of Aotearoa.

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    • Registration required
    • Organiser: Manawatū Horowhenua Māori Teachers Incorporated

    Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships open now

    • Date: 04 July 2018 to 31 August 2018

    Four scholarships are being offered for Māori and women students enrolling in either a Bachelor of Forestry Science or a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest Engineering in 2019.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Ministry of Primary Industries

    Consultation on a geographic name proposal

    • Date: 26 July 2018 to 26 October 2018
    • Time: 26 July 2018 – 26 October 2018

    Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking submissions on a proposal to alter the name of a section of North Island Main Trunk railway line between Taumarunui and Te Awamutu.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

Hereturikōkā

  • Consultation on a geographic name proposal

    • Date: 07 August 2018 to 26 October 2018

    The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking submissions on a proposal to alter the name of part of a railway line.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa

    New Zealand Landscape as Culture: Maunga (Mountains)

    • Date: 15 August 2018 to 12 September 2018

    Explore the volcanic fury and frozen heights of Aotearoa New Zealand's mountain landscapes from the perspective of Māori and Pākehā cultures in this unique online course.

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    • Open to the public, no booking required
    • Organiser: Victoria University of Wellington

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