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“After removing chlorides from the waka, I will conserve it using polyethylene glycol followed by controlled drying. Greetings and salutations to you all from the people of Ngāi Tahu. Te Whare o Te Waipounamu, Terea te waka by Ngāi Tahu published on 2015-07-19T10:17:37Z. We wrote petitions to the Queen, supported our tribal leadership to become Members of Parliament and lobbied for Commissions of Inquiry so that we would one day reclaim the land and resources we needed to ensure our people would once again flourish. "It is entirely appropriate that the statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria Square is now flanked by two upright waka carved by Ngāi Tahu master carver Fayne Robinson. Ngāi Tahu were forced into being a people almost devoid of land, depleted by disease and became divorced from the growing economy. Raised in Hokitika, Anthony has always been around the stone. Waka (canoe) Tākitimu, Arahura, Āraiteuru: Population: 39,180: Website: ngaitahu.iwi.nz: Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi (tribe) of the southern region of New Zealand. Within the iwi there are five primary hapū being Kāti Kurī, Ngāti Irakehu, Kāti Huirapa, Ngāi Tūāhuriri and Ngāi Te Ruahikihiki. Ngāi Tahu has a responsibility to be steward; to grow and use the resources we have fought to reclaim in order to achieve the culturally rich, boundless future our tīpuna dreamed we could achieve. This fourth edition of the Te Hā series, Ka Korokī Te Manu, speaks of the dawn chorus of birds. John DEVONSHIRE (Ngāti Kahungunu ki … We will work actively to protect the people, environment, knowledge, culture, language and resources important to Ngāi Tahu for future generations. Its takiwā is the largest in New Zealand, and extends from Blenheim, Mount Mahanga and Kahurangi Point in the north to Stewart Island in the south. Addington, “The taoka from Papanui Inlet/Ōkia Flat provide evidence of occupation along the Papanui estuary shoreline. The takiwā comprises 18 rūnanga corresponding to traditional settlements. DoC archaeologist, Shar Briden says it is rare to find waka in the Otago region, especially one that is from an archaeological context. We will pay respect to each other, to iwi members and to all others in accordance with our tikanga (customs). Our ancestors were long-distance seafarers who navigated by stars on voyaging waka (canoes) from Hawaiki Nui. “It could have belonged to Ngāti Mamoe and there is a remote possibility that, if it is older, it could be associated to Waitaha. About See All. The sons journeyed from the heavens and when they sought to return, the karakia (incantation) failed, over- turning their waka which became the South Island. Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi of the southern region of New Zealand. A Christchurch single mother says a new $2 per week medical centre will save her from having to dip into her food or power budget for a doctor’s … Ōnuku is home to generations of whānau. Forgot account? Today, Ngāi Tahu has an extensive territory that includes most of the South Island and offshore islands such as Rakiura/Stewart Island. The recovery of the taonga was a success and Department of Conservation (DoC) representatives Jim Fyfe and Russell Tomlinson facilitated the group while the waka was lifted from the ground. [Excerpt … Pohio is an interdisciplinary artist using mediums like film and photography to investigate the complexities of whakapapa. In the deep south the Takitimu waka forms a mountain range and the food baskets that capsized from another waka, Ārai Te Uru, created the Moeraki boulders. Our ancestors were the first long distance seafarers, riding the ocean currents and navigating by stars on voyaging waka (canoes) from Hawaiki Nui. The Master of Indigenous Studies (MIndS), through Te Kawa a Māui, was approved to be offered in 2020. They say the waka was produced by using adze during the pre-European era, as there are clear adzing marks. We also herald a wonderful chorus of waiata dating back to the 1940s. Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi (tribe) of the southern region of New Zealand, with its tribal authority, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (sometimes known as TRoNT), based in Christchurch and Invercargill. Ngāi Tahu means the ‘people of Tahu’, linking to the eponymous ancestor Tahu Pōtiki. Ngāi Tahu do not care to celebrate them but they do represent the beliefs of that time and the community should own their past.” Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and Ngāi Tūāhuriri Upoko Dr Te Maire Tau say "this week’s decision by an Akaroa restaurant owner to change the restaurant’s name from Bully Hayes is a good example of the types of discussion we need to be having.” The brothers climbed on top and turned to stone and became the mountains that comprise the Southern Alps. The quest for justice culminated in the Ngāi Tahu Settlement of 1998 and through the transfer of a range of resources and tools, forged the next stage of our tribal journey to preserve our tribal identity and begin to create a prosperous future for our people. Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi (tribe) of the South Island.Its takiwā (tribal area) is the largest in New Zealand, and extends from the White Bluffs / Te Parinui o Whiti (southeast of Blenheim), Mount Mahanga and Kahurangi Point in the north to Stewart Island in the south. The iwi combines three groups, Kāi Tahu itself, and Waitaha and Kāti Mamoe who lived in the South Island prior to the arrival of Kāi Tāhu. As history shows, the Crown did not honour its side of the bargain. Ngāi Tahu are a resilient, entrepreneurial people who made our home in Te Waipounamu (South Island) over 800 years ago. By the 1830’s, Ngāi Tahu had built a thriving industry supplying whaling vessels and had become the backbone of the South Island economy. We will respect, foster and maintain important relationships within the organisation, within the iwi and within the community. “Organic materials were very important in everyday Māori life and uses included, fibre for clothes and rope, weapons, musical instruments and houses to intricately-carved artworks.”. Lisa Carrington MNZM (Te Aitanga ā Māhaki, Ngāti Porou) Māori Sports Administrator. Photo courtesy of Dilys Johns – Auckland Univeristy. Our tribal takiwā (territory) covers Stewart Island and over 80 per cent of the South Island of New Zealand. The takiwa centres on Arowhenua and extends from Rakaia to Waitaki, sharing interests with Ngai Tuahuriri ki Kaiapoi between Hakatere and Rakaia, and thence inland. The responsibility of current generations is to honour the deeds and values of our tīpuna and to create an inheritance for future generations. It’s more likely to be Mamoe given the oral traditions of their association to that part of the Peninsula” says Edward. Community See All. Whānau travelled seasonally between mahinga kai sites enjoying the bounty of seafood, eels, birds and plants, leaving traditions, knowledge and rock art to guide future generations. We overcame legal and practical barriers to continue our mahinga kai practices. We know Te Waipounamu as the waka that carried four sons of Raki (sky father) to meet his second wife Papatūānuku (earth mother). The waka forms reference the area as an early canoe-landing site in order to trade food gathered at mahinga kai sites significant to Ngāi Tahu. To determine the age of the taonga, small fragments of both the waka and the plaited fibres will need to be tested. Seven light pole wraps also feature silhouettes of the Puanga and Matariki constellations, and mahinga kai designs honouring the varieties of food historically traded in the former Market Square. The group are yet to find out who the waka belonged to but Edward says he has an inkling – although it will come down to the age of the taonga. ADULT VERSION This is the Ngāi Tahu story of how the landscape and wildlife of Aotearoa / New Zealand was formed; descended from the very beginning of time, conceived through the deities of the heavens, earth and sea, then manifested in the world around us today, with the central focus on Aoraki, and how his upturned canoe became the Southern Alps. We also looked after whalers and settlers in need, shared our food and knowledge, and began to integrate with the new arrivals. “Organic materials don’t survive in archaeological sites unless they are in an environment with little oxygen. They populated the islands of the South Pacific eventually making their way to Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu. Christchurch 8024. We will strive to ensure that the tikanga of Ngāi Tahu is actioned and acknowledged in all of our outcomes. Papanui Inlet adzing. Imported stone occurs along the occupation sites; obsidian, pounamu chisels, orthoquartzite or silcrete,” says Shar. Prior to retrieving the Otago Peninsula objects, the group were successful in gaining approval from New Zealand Heritage to go ahead with the excavation process. Not Now. So, it was a natural step to take up carving, a calling that Anthony considers himself very lucky to do. Evidence indicates that the Papanui Inlet was an area of known occupation. Kōtukumairangi waka, Ngāi Tahu's waka, comes in to Rāpaki beach. Closed Now. The September meeting sought to review … We will work actively to protect the people, environment, knowledge, culture, language and resources important to Ngāi Tahu for future generations. Dilys, who has an extensive background in anthropology, says wetland archaeological sites are susceptible to various environmental factors. 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