Category Archives: maramataka

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Taranaki Kuia takes out NZ Gardener Award

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Te Reka o te Kai – Kai Atua

Te Reka o te Kai- Kai Atua publication will be launch during the Hikoi ki te Motu tour in 12 regions starting 9th September in Kaikohe. This guide has been compiled by Te Waka Kai Ora to introduce whanau to … Continue reading

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what happens in june

A period of Wananga, Waiata, and resting. Preparation, and observation of Matariki for the new Maori calendar. Assessment of crops planted and stored. Planing and Wananga, Soil testing, garden rotation if needed. Plan new year. Check and sharpen tools. Na … Continue reading

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nga korero o maramataka no wiremu tawhai (ngati porou)

Kia ora Rob Whitbourne for this link to the TVNZ Waka Huia episode where Wiremu (Bill) Tawhai shares his people’s whākaro on the māramataka. Kei te mohio koe i a ia? He taonga ia o toku iwi, me he tohunga mara … Continue reading

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maramataka no uepohatu tuatahi

Nga Ra  nga Po o te Maramataka.   Etahi korero e paa ana ki nga ra me te po. Ko tenei wahanga, he wahanga mo te uru ki te Whare Maire. MUTUWHENUA. 1 Ko hemonga mea katoa, he po uriuri,he … Continue reading

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maramataka korero

I roto i nga tohu o te Maramataka ,ko te waa o nga Tangaroa , i te marama o Pipiri, ka haere nga tohunga ki te titiro whanui tonu i te waihanga o nga whetu o Matariki, ko te Po … Continue reading

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korero o maramataka no Ngati Uepohatu

Ko te Maramataka ki te Iwi Maori, he Tikanga, he Kaupapa, he mea Tapu,i tuku iho i a matou Tohunga, matua, tupuna hoki, i tena whanau, i tena hapu, i tena Iwi huri ana i te Ao Maori. He whakarite … Continue reading

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