Apa ki te Ao will get you on your way to knowing more about - and being confident to express - your Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Tōtanga.
This image is thought to have been taken in 1894 at Putiki Pā, in front of Te Paku o te Rangi Wharepuni in Whanganui by photographer WH Partington. The young girl standing (fifth from left) is Wiki (Wikitoria Hera) Mahuika and her brother, Henare (Pape) Mahuika is standing in the... Read more »
It’s two out of two for Te Ao Marama Nepia! Te Ao Marama, daughter of Kiley and Donna Nepia and moko of trustee Margaret Bond, has again picked up the Willie Luke Memorial Trophy after winning the Te Rāwhiti Ihaka Junior Māori section of the Te Tauihu Regional Ngā Manu Kōrero Spe... Read more »
She’s only 7, but Ana-Rose Offord of Picton, has found her passion. Ana-Rose, daughter of Lillianne Huntley and Toby Offord and moko of Ron and Justine Huntely, is a keen Highland dancer and during Easter she travelled all the way to Hastings with her Marlborough Academy of Dance... Read more »
We are seeking expressions of interest from whānau in the Grey district and Westland who would like to attend a one-day whakapapa hui in Hokitika on either Saturday, July 6 or Sunday, July 7. This will include a presentation and discussion around our tūpuna, Hoani and Heni Mahui... Read more »
Arohamai whānau, last month we used Dana Moore-Mudgway’s photo with Danya Linton’s bio. This is the correct information for Education Grant recipient Dana. Apologies to Dana and Danya! My name is Dana Moore-Mudgway, I’m 20 years old and I was born and breed in Christchurch. For m... Read more »
Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō is proud to support some of its youngest members as they start their school journey with the Education Starter Pack initiative. In the past month, Education Packs have gone out to Kauri Hamish Ahitoro Poutini and Zara Wilson. Kauri lives in Whanganui with h... Read more »