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Waitangi Manaaki

Manaakitia mai ā tatau marae, ngā waakainga i ā tatau whānau, ā tatau hapū, ā tatau iwi.  Support and celebrate our mahi Māori; to protect, respect and care for others by sharing knowledge, stories, tips, advice and opportunities for  whānau, marae and hapū.

 

 

 
Get Creative to help Papatūānuku!

Submissions for the Rangatahi mō Papatūānuku video competition are open! There’s still plenty of time to pick up a camera or phone and get creative as submissions are open until March 15th 2021. Department of Conservation (DoC)  is asking rangatahi/young people to join a project where they create a video that speaks directly from them...

Te Tū Marae ki Te Matau a Māui

Mā pango, mā whero ka oti te mahi Te Tū Marae ki Te Matau-a-Māui The PGF Marae Renovation Fund was established to identify a pipeline of shovel-ready projects to support the economy during COVID-19 rebuild and was seen as a vehicle to create employment opportunities, increase skills and renovate Marae.  Renovations of...

William Nelson Park Hastings

This park is a popular inner city park that includes plenty of grass for picnicking and relaxing, a playground and a skate plaza. The playground has climbing frames and swings. The skatepark has been designed to provide a challenge for skateboarders, in-line bladers and BMXers, while also being accessible for less confident users. Given it is...

Ngā Taonga Tākaro - Traditional Māori Games

Taonga - treasure, anything prized, including socially or culturally valuable. Tākaro - sport, game, recreational activity.  Sports and games were important in traditional Māori society.    Games are considered part of te whare tapere, the house of entertainment.  This also involved the performing arts. The marae...

Exciting programmes for youth

  The YMCA has always been focused on youth development. At the Hawkes Bay YMCA we have some exciting programs and opportunities coming up.  These include but aren’t limited to A boy’s building program partnering with local intermediate/high schools and the Hawke's Bay Menz Sheds. A girl’s social enterprise program partnering...

30 years of building strong ties to keep young people in school

Looking back on his career as an Attendance Officer, Paul Drower shares that it was a journey worth travelling. The way he approaches his Non-Enrolled and Unjustified Absence Cases is just as relevant now as it was three decades ago. Paul celebrated his anniversary on the 3rd of July, the day he was handed his first Non-Enrolled Case from...

CABINS 4 RENT - Supporting Whanau locally

Kia Ora whanau,  Needing that extra room or space for whanau members  CABINS 4 RENT Cabin 1 - Timber Measurements - 4.2x2.4 Description - Fully Insulated, French Doors, 2 windows (1 opening window) Price - $90p/w (minimum 6months otherwise $95p/w) Shipping at own cost - Approx...

2020 - Applications for TToH Scholarships

Applications for TToH Scholarships are open until Tuesday 30 June 2020.You’ll need to complete and submit the online application form in one session, and there are a few things you will need .  Head here for more information and to complete the online application . For details and to apply online, head to :...

2020 Robotics challenge for Heretaunga Tamariki

In 2020 another Heretaunga tamariki team was successful in winning the NZ robotics championship challenge and won a place in the World Championships in Houston Texas meant to be held in May.  Unfortunately, the Covid-19 virus interrupted this event and they are awaiting news on what will happen.  The challenge for the 2020 competition...

Paraoa 3 Ways

In times of hardship, or just because they’re delicious, breadmaking is rewarding and tasty! Try these recipes if you don’t already cook or bake these favourites of whānau everywhere. The quickest and easiest are first-up but if you want to make rewena on a regular basis the extra effort to make the bug is worth...

Omahu Marae tip for easy to make 2 minute custard

make custard for 100 people Omahu Marae tip for 2 minute custard  large bowl  whisk  two cans of condensed milk  1 box of custard powder  boiling hot water ( preferable from the zip )  Put two cans of condensed Milk into a large bowl  then add box of custard mix ingredients together  Then slowly add boiling water while whisking.

When Water was Bad for People.

Does everyone remember the contamination of the water supply in Havelock north not so long ago?  It made people sick and even led to death.  Debate about what or who was to blame abounded and was a hot topic as it should be.  Debates around safe drinking water being a right (as it should be) and whether to chlorinate the water or...

Lest We Forget

From Horror to Hope – Lest We ForgetNgahiwi Tomoana – Chairman, Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc.21 April 2020 I’m currently working as a deckhand on the trawler St Jude in the Bay, nets out fishing for our whānau. The backdrop is the white and grey cliffs of Te Kauae a Maui, Clifton to the Cape. ANZAC Cove and Chunuk Bair come to mind...

Easy, peasy Apple Pie

Apple Pie…  YUM on its own or get creative, sprinkle the apples with a little cinnamon and/ or nutmeg, or add another fruit to the apples - cooked rhubarb, blueberries, sultanas, or your choice of crushed nuts.  Or try another fruit on its own. Double the recipe for a larger whanau… keeps for about 3 days if you...

 
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