Waimārama Marae, Heretaunga

E ngā mātāwaka o te motu, e ngā mana o ngā hau e whā, tēnei te mihi atu ki ā koutou katoa, ngā mema o Te Rōpū Whakahau.

Ka tū tō tātou hui ā-tau 2021 ki te rohe o Heretaunga haukūnui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga hāro o te kāhu.  Nau mai, haere mai ki te marae o Waimārama ki Te Matau ā Maui.  Ko te kaupapa ko Whāia te Māramatanga.

Te Matau a Māui region warmly invites you to sunny Hawkes Bay for Te Rōpū Whakahau 2021 Professional Development hui at Waimārama, 18-20 November 2021.

Waimārama Marae web page.

Waimārama Marae physical address 12 Taupunga Road, Waimārama, 4294

We are looking forward to a full programme with activities to fill your kete and replenish your wairua, including kōrero from the wonderful Waitangi Teepa, Charles Ropitini and haukāinga.

Early Bird Registrations

$450 for members until Friday 15 October 2021

Full registration $550 after Friday 15 October 2021

This includes the two-night stay at the marae, and all catering provided at the marae.

Register online

Call for Presentations

We welcome presentations from members based around our theme of Whāia te māramatanga and/or our guiding principles of whanaungatanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga and te reo Māori.

Please send your one paragraph abstract for a 15 minute lightning talk, and 30 word bio to trw@trw.org.nz by Friday 15 October 2021 with Subject: Hui-ā-tau kōrero 2021

Call for Award Nominations

Robin Hakopa – Te Reo Māori – presented to a member who has shown initiative, creativity, dedication and promotion of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori within libraries and within Te Rōpū Whakahau.

Nominations for this award must be written and can be submitted at anytime during the year, with the closing date of one week prior to hui-ā-tau. Email nominations to trw@trw.org.nz

Student Awards – at each Hui-ā-tau, Te Rōpū Whakahau formally recognises recent graduates who have completed Libraries, Information Management, ICT, Archives, Te Reo Māori or Mātauranga Māori related study, see more at https://trw.org.nz/awards-events/student/

Toipoto Scholarship & hardship grant

Te Rōpū Whakahau offers four annual scholarships worth $500 to assist personal members to attend a national event that supports mātauranga Māori and/or indigenous information initiatives such as our Hui-ā-tau. Applicants must be a current personal member and have been a member for at least 12 months at the time of application. Download the Toipoto Application Form.

Te Rōpū Whakahau offers one sponsorship annually as part of our commitment to supporting members to attend Hui ā-tau.  Sponsorship is open to all individual members of the association, to give support to those who may be unable to attend due to financial difficulty. Email applications by Friday 15 October, 2021 to: trw@trw.org.nz with the subject line: Hui ā tau attendance hardship grant