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Nau Mai Haere Mai ki Ngā Uri o Heretaunga

This is a virtual space for whānau to make and maintain connections with their Heretaunga Marae and waakainga.

Te Hononga Māreikura o Takitimu

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea  
I will never be lost or forgotten, for I am a seed sown in Rangiātea
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Kākano means “seed”; a person, like a seed, is inextricably linked to generations who have gone and are yet to come. Ruia means to sow the building blocks of potential; the connections and the enduring strength of relationships and location. Rangiātea is the origin of Māori migration; it represents the wider world, the journey of potential and arrival at the point of opportunity to realise it.





PANUI: This site was launched in June 2019 and whanau feedback has led to it currently undergoing improvements for marae administrators and whanau engagement. The site remains open while we continue this exciting journey. We invite you to look around the site, become a member if you wish to submit content for posting, or email queries or feedback to


 Click on your marae image to go to your marae waakainga page. 



Te Whakaahua o te Marama

Picture of the month 

“Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi”
The old net is cast aside, while the new net goes a-catching.



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