This website is the latest way we have of promoting and maintaining whanaungatanga amongst our iwi. New ropu sprang up and new places to gather were quickly established. Ngati Porou ki Poneke is the official taurahere for the Wellington area. For example horse races were often held at Tikitiki with small nuggety horses called Naati. It runs north along the coast from Te Toka-a-Taiau at Gisborne, to Pōtikirua, inland from Hicks Bay. The final strategy of Uetaha’s warriors was to draw out the enemy forces until they were thin and straggling, and then mount a counter-attack. The musket wars of the 1820s created great destabilisation amongst iwi. The story of Ngāti Porou lies in mythology, legend, oral tradition and historical record. Pepeha - What Is It? TACSA was a group of students from various iwi who were graduates of Te Aute College, the Anglican boarding school based in Hawkes Bay. Anaru Takurua  is a good example of this, raised as a Ringatu in Tokomaru Bay and eventually becoming an ordained Mihinare priest, carrying out and teaching the best of both faiths. In 1897 the Te Aute College Students Association (later known as the Young Maori Party) began its work with Maori communities across the country. What’s your whakaaro on the latest news or kaupapa? These jobs were relatively well paid, and a whanau could become relatively rich. Ngāti Porou is affiliated with the 28th Maori Battalion and has the second-largest affiliation of any iwi in New Zealand, with 71,910 registered members in 2006. In his journals Wahawaha recorded McLean’s statement, ‘The government has no influence over your battle, it is your own. Te Wahineiti, in the southern part of the Waiapu valley Uepōhatu, between Tūpāroa and Reporua on the sea coast and inland to the base of Mt Hikurangi, Ngāti Ruanuku and sections of Te Wahineiti, from Whareponga, Akuaku and Waipiro on the coast into the mountainous hinterland, Ngāti Ira, commanding the inland ranges from the back of Mangatū (west of Gisborne) to the southern part of Mt Hikurangi and the coast at Tūpāroa. Ngati Porou embraced western medicine, and were among the first of the new Maori practitioners of this new way. Ngati Porou have been heavily involved in tennis. However we still moved internally, for example many hapu came together in large fortified pa in the Waiapu valley to provide safety from Ngapuhi raids. he tipua, he tangata e! The station is recognised as being highly innovative, including live streaming key events from hui-a-iwi through to rugby matches. Ngati Porou were also involved in urban sports clubs, community groups and kapa haka ropu as places to come together to practice and maintain their whanuangatanga. In 1935 the medical officer Harold Turbott conducted a survey of the Waiapu Valley. In 1865 the situation led to war within Ngati Porou over our future direction. (ref: Personal communication, Hānara Te Ohāki Reedy, c. 1960). Paikea was buoyed ashore by calling upon his sea gods and ancestors. At the beginning of any hui, following the pōwhiri (formal welcome) or the mihi whakatau (a welcome, as practised off marae across the Ngāi Tahu tribal region), a round of introductions and speeches – or mihimihi – usually occurs. One of the canoes of Ngati Porou, named Nukutaimemeha, belonged to Maui and lies atop Mount Hikurangi in petrified form. I can also help with questions of kawa and tikanga in Ngati Porou marae if there are any people who have questions about the particular kawa, then ask away. Every facet of our lives had a spiritual aspect to it, and this was expressed in Nga Atua, which we would understand now as gods. Share your news with the Iwi here. Spiritual cures could include karakia and other rituals performed by tohunga, experts in these rites. 52 hapu gathered as well as other iwi delegations, with tremendous feasting and speeches. As set out under the Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou Act 1987, Ngāti Porou’s internal boundaries are from Pōtikirua in the north to Te Toka a Taiau in the south. From Rugby League to waka ama, from boxing to judo, we strive for success in all that we do. The other faction of Ngāti Porou stood to repel what was seen as an invasion by Hauhau forces. Latest Nati Life Features, Whanau, hapu and iwi life are central to being Ngati Porou. However the Ngati Porou experience of Christianity was different from some iwi in that we controlled its introduction and how it became part of our lives. The Waiapu Diocese that spread from Tauranga in the West to Ngati Kahungunu in the South was led by the missionary Bishop William Williams along with a Hinota (Synod) dominated by Ngati Porou rangatira including Mokena Kohre, Rapata Whakawaha and Henare Potae among others. The Ngāti Porou homeland is the most easterly region of the North Island. The second large wave of Ngati Porou migration began in the 1980s as we moved from the cities to Australia. When Ngā Oho killed the Ruawaipū chief Tamatea-arahia, his daughter Tamatea-ūpoko and others fled to Whāngārā. European missionaries were in many ways ‘agents of colonisation’ who confused their own Christian message with their European culture. In the early part of the 19th century, Te Rakahurumai, who was arataki for the hapu of Te … I am trying to trace my Grand fathers whanau his name was Toru Reihana i heard he was the third born in his family an he left Ngati Porou and traveled to Ngapuhi and married twice his first wife was Mina Hone Hare and his second wife was Iritana Hone Hare and my Dad Kapania Toru Reihana was the second eldest in his family i was only about 11 or 12 when my grand father Toru past away and is buryed in Omanaia Northland would appreciate any information on his Ngati Porou connections.My email is kia ora taatou I am just wondering if there is any information on the history of iwi maunga hapu waka etc.... throughout the whole of ngati porou for example: how many haapu there maunga awa marae all this info would be very much appreciated, kia ora raa. This database will help paint a picture of who Ngati Oneone are, to help us thrive and grow as a whanau. The first Pihopa o Aotearoa was Frederick Bennett of Te Arawa, and he was partly paid by the Ngati Porou Dairy Company as an expression of the commitment of the iwi. By the nineteenth century these gathering could be huge and bring together several iwi at once around a particular kaupapa. Wi Repa became resident doctor at Te Araroa from 1912. Its takiwā is the largest in New Zealand, Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua This was followed by a time of peace and reconciliation, including intermarriage between the two factions. The Waiapu River is a symbol of Ngati Porou identity as related in the pepeha ‘Ko Hikurangi te Maunga, Ko Waiapu te Awa, Ko Ngati Porou te Iwi’. 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