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.

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 2019/2020 Financial Year

From 30 June 2019 to 11 October 2019

Rōpū Theme of Event/s Event Location Region Event Start Date Event End Date Amount approved from TPK
Ngati Toa Rangatira ki Wairau Trust  To support Ngati Toa Rangatira ki Wairau Trust to develop, implement and deliver a series of events and activities to encourage learning about the local history in the area and the commemorate the Wairau Affray of 1843.  These events and activities will take place across the Marlborough Community in June 2020 to July 2020.  Wairau, Blenheim  Tai Hauauru  June 2020 July 2020 $89,465.15 
Te Tira Whakaari Trust  To support Te Tira Whakaari Trust to develop, implement and deliver a suite of bilingual resources in Te Reo Māori and English that will be used to tell the story of Te Kooti Rikirangi and the influential role he played during the New Zealand Wars.  This is a significant piece of Aotearoa New Zealand history that will commemorate Te Putake o te Riri.  Mangapapa   Ikaroa-Rawhiti Oct 2019  Nov 2019  $67,100.25
Ngati Paarau Hapu Trust   To support Ngati Paarau Hapu Trust to develop, implement and deliver a speaker series event and commemoration service in Napier leading upto and on the 11th October 2019 the commemoration of the 153rd Battle of Omarunui 153 years to the day Napier  Ikaroa-Rawhiti  11 Oct 2019  12 Oct 2019  $20,000 
Te Kapua Whakapipi Trust  To support Te Kapua Whakapipi Trust to develop, implement, document the untold story of Te Porere and deliver the 150th Commemoration of the Battle of Te Porere event on the 4 & 5 October 2019  Turangi   Waikato-Waiariki  4 Oct 2019  5 Oct 2019  $144,079.25 
Te Runanga o Ngati Toa Rangatira  To support Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira to develop, implement and hold a wānanga aimed at rangatahi to pay respect, wānanga the historical account of the Wairau Affray, and acknowledge Ngati Toa Tupuna who were involved in the conflict of 1843 at Wairau in Blenheim.   Porirua  Tai Hauāuru  8 Oct 2019  9 Oct 2019  $12,000 
Ohaeawai Cultural Community Centre  To support St Michaels Church and Urupa committee to develop, implement and deliver the 175th Commemoration of the Battle of Ohaeawai 1845 at Ngawha to be held on 4 July 2020  Ngawha, Bay of Islands  Taitokerau  4 July 2020  4 July 2020  $33,289 
Ngā Toenga o Ngā Tamariki a Iharaira me Ngā Uri o Maungapohatu Charitable Trust   To support Ngā Toenga o Ngā Tamariki a Iharaira me Ngā Uri o Maungapohatu Charitable Trust to support, develop, implement a programme of work to revitalise cultural traditions, practices and language of the Maungapohatu Community. It will tell the story of Rua Kenana from a whānau perspective and develop key resources to support the learning of the story of Rua Kenana and the New Zealand Wars.  Rotorua  Waikato-Waiariki October 2019  October 2019  $161,648.20 
 TOTAL           $527,581.85 

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
Ngāti Naho Kaitiaki Society Incorporated To Support Ngāti Naho Kaitiaki Society Incorporated to develop, implement and deliver Manawa Whenua He Raa Maumahara activities including wānanga, a series of site visits, live streams, and dawn karakia and commemorative day to document the untold story of Ngāti Naho Tupuna who were captured at the battle of Rangiriri. Rangiriri Waikato-Waiariki 1 July 2019 30 November 2019 $209,194.00
Purakaunui Block Incorporated To support Purakaunui Block Incorporated to develop, implement and produce a documentary film based on an early New Zealand Ngai Tahu History of Otago at Whareakeake and conflicts between Māori, whalers and sealers. The project will commemorate Te Pūtake o Te Riri: Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand. Dunedin Te Waipounamu May 2019 May 2019 $10,000.00
Te Atiawa Iwi Charitable Trust To support Te Atiawa Iwi Charitable Trust to develop, implement and deliver a ‘Riri o Te Raukura’ Hīkoi and Wānanga event in 2019 in Taranaki that will commemorate Te Pūtake o Te Riri: Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand. New Plymouth Te Tai Hauāuru 16 March 2019 19 March 2019 $5,150.00
Te Kopu Incorporated To support Te Kopu Incorporated to develop, implement and deliver a Series of Events on behalf of Ngati Te Ata to commemorate and document the untold story of their involvement in and leading upto the Battle of Rangiriri Pa. The event will start on 9 July 2019 and finish on 20 November 2019 to commemorate Te Pūtake o Te Riri: Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand. Tauranga Waikato- Waiariki 9 July 2019 20 November 2019 $130,000.00
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiarangi To support Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiarangi (TWWOA) to develop, implement and deliver Te Pūtake o Te Riri Summit 2018 event at Whakatāne to be held during February 2019. The summit will be themed ‘Realism of the New Zealand Wars’ to commemorate Te Pūtake o Te Riri. Whakatane Waikato- Waiariki 14 February 2019 15 February 2019 $66,552.00
MTEM Limited To support Mana Taiao Events Management Limited to develop, implement and deliver the Battle of Pukehinahina Gate Pa 1864 book launch at Gate Pa Historic Reserve in Tauranga on 22 November that will commemorate Te Pūtake o Te Riri; Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand. Tauranga Waikato- Waiariki 22 November 2018 22 November 2018 $1,200.00
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 $3,796.00
Bridget Williams Publishing Trust To develop key resources aimed at Rangatahi, their teachers in schools and the wider general public to educate people about the New Zealand Wars. The project will commemorate Te Putake o te Riri: Wars and Conflicts in New Zealand. Wellington Te Tai Hauāuru May 2019 June 2019 $120,000
Taranaki Māori Trust Board The proposal is to support Taranaki Māori Trust Board to acknowledge and raise awareness about the context and period of the 73 years that Taranaki was in conflict from 1818-1881. This will be achieved by developing, implementing and staging the annual He Rā Maumahara to be held on 28 October 2019 at Kohia Pa near Waitara. The He Rā Maumahara will be supported by events, a speaker’s series and educational programmes underpinning the commemorations through to the 5 November 2019. New Plymouth Te Tai Hauāuru 28 October 2019 5 November 2019 $450,000

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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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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