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Ngā KarereNews

Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust

September 22nd, 2021

Pa Marae & Housing

Since the original Pa Tangaroa whare burned in the 1920s our tupuna have always harboured a desire that a whare and pa be re-established.  So it’s with pleasure that some 100 years later we now arrive at a point where we can achieve that.

A Pa/Marae development committee, to be chaired by Alby Tuuta, has been convened to steer the Iwi through the initial part of the development – namely:

  • Consultation with our whanau
  • Consideration of a site
  • How to consider:
    • Kowhaiwhai
    • Tukutuku
    • Whakairo
  • Management

COVID has intervened to slow our progress but it will not stop it.  We will be convening this November (COVID allowing) to formally open the process and to work out how to ensure ALL whanau voices are heard.

We urge you to check out the Concept Design and Site Plan linked below and come back to us with your views.

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