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Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 1 

In this mini-doco series: Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto me ōna hapū maha - The Kura Rere is rediscovered by the hands of a young Ngati Maniapoto artist. We follow his journey of discovery through the kōrero of Paul Meredith, Tom Roa and Tutu Ormsby and their vast wealth of knowledge pertaining to this document. In this episode we speak to our experts about what this document means to them and their initial encounters. A short introduction to the importance of the Kawenata, the mana held by Te Rangituataka mā thus, the initiation to strategize a pathway for their people moving forward as one.

Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 2

Our experts break down significant kōrero and kupu within the document.
It is korero that was used in that time and yet another taonga held within the Kawenata.

Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 3

This episode is part two of two, where our experts break down significant korero and kupu within the document. It is korero that was used in that time and yet another taonga held within the Kawenata.

Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 4

In this episode of the Te Kawenata web series, our experts speak of losses endured as a result of the pākeha, Maniapoto’s hospitality and the claims process as it was then and how the Kawenata is relevant today in ongoing settlements.

Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 5

In this episode of the Te Kawenata web series, we delve into the extensive genealogical detail in the whakapapa and unification of Ngāti Maniapoto and it’s many hapu.

Te Kawenata o Ngāti Maniapoto Episode 6

In this episode of the Te Kawenata web series, we speak about the house of Te Rangituataka.
You could say it was serving as “Te whare o te nehenehenui” for the purpose of uniting the iwi and hosting the hui for the people of Ngati Maniapoto. We visit Ngatai and Hemi Rauputu - 5th and 6th generations down from Te Rangituataka and the house remains within the whanau. They share their korero about this taonga that still stands in the paddocks of Mahoenui. The future for Ngati Maniapoto is bright and through the “mana whatu ahuru” we are assured that the future lies within the hands of our rangatahi. A gift handed down with a perpetual effect hailing from the beginning of time to today.