Te Aroha o Aohanga (Pāpāuma) Marae ki Wairarapa

Pāpāuma ki uta, Puketoi, Kupukokore ngā maunga

Pāpāuma ki tai, Owahanga, Mātaikona ngā awa

Tiihei mauri ora!

E ngā iwi, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha o Te Rōpū Whakahau, tēnā koutou.

Ka tū tō tātou hui ā-tau 2022 ki te rohe o Wairarapa.  Nau mai haere mai ki te marae o Te Aroha o Aohanga (Pāpāuma) ki Aohanga.  Ko te kaupapa e hono nei i a tātou, ko ‘Te Kai a Te Rangatira’. 

The glistening waters (Wairarapa) welcomes you to Aohanga for Te Rōpū Whakahau 2022 Professional Development hui at Te Aroha o Aohanga marae, 7-10 November 2022.  Kai a te Rangatira is our theme.  Our hui is kanohi ki te kanohi only. 

Te Aroha o Aohanga (Pāpāuma) physical address is:

446 Owahanga Road,

Pongaroa 4991

REGISTER HERE

1. Theme – Kai a te Rangatira:

The theme is an acknowledgement of the famous Māori proverb, ‘Ko te kai a te rangatira, he kōrero’ – meaning, the sustenance of chiefs is discourse.

2. Registrations

Registrations are $675.00

This includes 3 nights stay and meals provided at the Marae. Due to the location of the Marae there is no alternative accommodation available nearby.

3. Programme:

Our programme includes: Haukāinga highlighting key aspects of the marae, harakeke conservation, local activities such as collecting kaimoana at Aohanga beach and relaxing afternoon at Akitio beach. 

We will arrange transfers from Palmerston North Airport to Palmerston North Library.  The airport is less than 10mins drive to the city square and then an additional 2-hour drive to Te Aroha o Aohanga Marae in Pongaroa.

Te Kai a te Rangatira- he kōrero

Rāhina: Phase of the Moon: : Ōhua- (Low energy) 
Reflect, retract and stay close to whānau. A good time for learning taking notice, being present and planning for the future” 
“Good day for planting; good returns for all seeds and seedlings”

Low tide 3am and 3pm

Monday 7th Whiringia-ā-Rangi  
4pmPōwhiri 
5pmKai 
7pmWhakareri moenga/ whare/ wharekaiKōrero o Te Rōpū Whakahau Kōrero o te whare Kōrero o te haukainga

Te mahi a te Rangatira- he manaaki
Te kai a te hinengaro- tinana

Rātū: Phase of the Moon:Turu (high energy) 

“Great time to plan for the times ahead. Make the most of this high productivity time. Be active, support others where you can.”   

Tide 4am and 4pm

Tuesday 8th Whiringia-ā-Rangi  
Karakia  
7.30amParakuihiWhakatiki ngā wāhi
8.30amGive back: Harakeke preservation and conservationHow to tidy up and prep harakeke
10.30amParamanawa 
11Guest speaker: Paul PeetiKaimoana- how to gather/quota/size
12pmKai a te poupoutanga o te rāPrep for visit to Aohanga beach
2pmLeave for Aohanga beachReturn to wharekai to prep any kaimoana gathered
7pmKai a te pō 
9pmSupperLambtails?

Te mahi a te Rangatira- he whakatira te iwi
Te kai a te wairua

Rāapa: Phase of the Moon: Rākaunui (high energy) 
“A good time to be productive or active, set short term goals, have people over or plan a special occasion.

Tide 5am and 5pm

Wednesday 9th Whiringa-ā-Rangi  
Karakia  
7.30amParakuihiWhakatika wāhi
9amPresentations from attendeesLightning presentations of 10-15 mins on any kind of traditional knowledge Waiata
11amTrip to Akitio beachRelaxation and discussion about the area
12pmPacked lunch and fish & chips from Akitio Beach store 
 Return to MaraeStencil your apron/ make earrings/ complete harakeke settings Relax for Hākari-kohatu painting Prepare for Hākari
6pmPōwhiri for hākari 
6.30pmHākariAwards and guests- Whakangahau

Te oranga o te Rangatira
Te Kai a te Whānau

Rāpare: Phase of the Moon: Rākaumatohi (high energy) 
“A productive day for completing mahi, getting things done and starting new projects. Be active or connect with whānau (another fit- sending them home to whānau
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Tide is at 6am and 6pm           

Thursday 10th Whiringia-ā-Rangi  
Karakia  
7.30amParakuihiWhakatika wāhi katoa
8.30amPoroaki to make sure whānau are sent off safelyPacked lunch for attendees to take away