July 17, 2018
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What’s happening and what is being planned?

While the website is a record of events, if you want to keep up-to-date, sign up for the epānui which is sent out each month.

May 2018

Te Wananga o Raukawa will bring the Heke Reo students to the marae for a week from 28 May. They include: Rangi Nicholson and his daughter, Aroha. Neihana Kirker, Eriora Park, Ben Law’s wife, Sam.

April 2018  Easter 

The descendants of Miroi and Dave McGregor met at Ngatokowaru for a couple of days.  And unpacked the new tables for the Dining Room. We have had 10 donated. If you want to contribute they are $188 each – all up: cost plus GST plus freight! Email the treasurer when you have transferred your donation to:

Ngatokowaru Maori Committee: Wpac Levin 030667 0102697 00

Your name, table koha.

Hud Rickit has engraved all the stainless steel baking pans in the kitchen. We are still missing some, so please bring them back. They are great for carrying leftover kai in but we would prefer people bring their own take away containers for that purpose pleeezze!

March 2018

7th March 9.30 a.m. Pōwhiri at Ngātokowaru for the Film Crew making a documentary about Bishop Octavius Hadfield.

13th March 7.30 p.m. AGM and Triennial Meeting for the Ngātokowaru Marae Committee.

17th March 6 p.m. Dinner at Ngātokowaru. Celebrate 40 yrs since the opening.

25th March 11 a.m. Church followed by lunch

February 2018

18th February – Brunch at the Marae and a hui to review Ani Mikaere’s thesis “The Balance Destroyed”

23rd – 25th February – Wellington Māori Under 18 Men’s Rugby team

25th February Church at 11 a.m. Welcome to the new minister at Rangiatea.


In January 2017 we had a wedding at the marae.

In February Te kura kaupapa Maori o te Rito from Ōtaki stayed for 3 days.

In March we hosted 60 Raukawa Whānau Ora staff for a 2 day hui.

In April we had a whānau hui.

5-6th August Rangatahi Hui organised by Kimo Winiata and Pataka Moore.  Theme Treaty Claims

18th -19th November – Working bee

Your donation – we have whānau who are making a regular monthly koha to the marae – if you would like to do this for the next year or two, sign up for the epānui. We have been including the bank account details in there. We need your financial support to maintain the marae.

Marae Committee – we meet bi-monthly. All whānau are welcome. Meetings are 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. (Come and check that claim out!) We manage the day-t0-day running of the marae. It’s a nice way to stay in touch.





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