Karanga Mai, Nau Mai rā…
Tēnā rā tātou katoa e te whānau,
Ripia Marae is hosting the Te Kawa Waiora Research Project hui wānanga on 14 & 15 November.
The purpose of the research is to understand the views of iwi, hapū, whānau and marae communities along the river and its tributaries regarding the river in history and what they believe needs to be done now.
The research questions are as follows:
❓What are the traditional tangata whenua view of the river and its tributaries?
❓What is the tangata whenua view of the change in the river since the 19th century?
❓What is the tangata whenua view of the river today and what do they believe needs to be done now to improve the health, wellbeing and mauri of the river?
Come along and have an enjoyable weekend exploring indigenous knowledge and waters.
Catering provided and the the marae is open to stay the night if you wish.
Note: RSVP is important for Covid-19 management.
Come along and join in.