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Maramataka

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Maramataka

Updated 9 October 2018 1:47pm

The maramataka is the Māori lunar calendar, which marks the phases of the moon and guides us with information about fishing, gardening, and other activities suited to the day. On this page, you can find fun and interesting Māori events around the Greater Wellington Region and where they fall on the lunar calendar. 

Whiringa-ā-nuku 2018

Poupou Karanga

When Rāhoroi 6 October, 9.00am-9.00pm
Rātapu 7 October, 9.00am-4.00pm
Tangaroa-ā-kiokio, the 26th day of the lunar cycle
Where Raukawa marae, Ōtaki
Cost Free (dependent on numbers)
Tangaroa-ā-kiokio, the 26th day of the lunar cycle

Using the rich heritage of te iwi Māori you will call upon the knowledge of ngā tūpuna and examine the values and principles of pūrākau (Māori legend stories) learning their relevance to karanga.

This is the second of four two-day noho where you will examine legends associated to atua wahine, analyse stories to find their values, morals and lessons and gain the necessary skills to become a competent kaikaranga.

This tohu will give you the confidence to be able to stand as a kaikaranga on your marae, kura or workplace as you draw on the wealth of knowledge from expert kaikaranga and develop your own practical skills.

For more information on the course download the course flyer, and send any enquiries to tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz

Te Ara a Tāwhaki Community Open Day

When Rāhoroi 27 October, 11.00am-1.30pm
Rakaumatohi, the 17th day of the lunar cycle
Where 144 Tasman Road, Ōtaki
Cost Free
Rakaumatohi, the 17th day of the lunar cycle

All welcome! Hear the stories, view the carvings, talk to staff and tour the facility. Find out what we offer at Te Wānanga o Raukawa. 

Refreshments provided and onsite parking available. For more information download the flyer, or visit the Te Wānanga website

Poupou Karanga

When Rāhoroi 27 October, 9.00am-9.00pm
Rātapu 28 October, 9.00am-4.00pm
Rākaumatohi, the 17th day of the lunar cycle
Where Raukawa marae, Ōtaki
Cost Free (dependent on numbers)
Rākaumatohi, the 17th day of the lunar cycle

Using the rich heritage of te iwi Māori you will call upon the knowledge of ngā tūpuna and examine the values and principles of pūrākau (Māori legend stories) learning their relevance to karanga.

This is the third of four two-day noho where you will examine legends associated to atua wahine, analyse stories to find their values, morals and lessons and gain the necessary skills to become a competent kaikaranga.

This tohu will give you the confidence to be able to stand as a kaikaranga on your marae, kura or workplace as you draw on the wealth of knowledge from expert kaikaranga and develop your own practical skills.

For more information on the course download the course flyer, and send any enquiries to tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz

Whiringa-ā-rangi 2018

Poupou Karanga

When Rāhoroi 10 November, 9.00am-9.00pm
Rātapu 11 November, 9.00am-4.00pm
Whiro, the 1st day of the lunar cycle
Where Raukawa marae, Ōtaki
Cost Free (dependent on numbers)
Whiro, the 1st day of the lunar cycle

Using the rich heritage of te iwi Māori you will call upon the knowledge of ngā tūpuna and examine the values and principles of pūrākau (Māori legend stories) learning their relevance to karanga.

This is the fourth and last of four two-day noho where you will examine legends associated to atua wahine, analyse stories to find their values, morals and lessons and gain the necessary skills to become a competent kaikaranga.

This tohu will give you the confidence to be able to stand as a kaikaranga on your marae, kura or workplace as you draw on the wealth of knowledge from expert kaikaranga and develop your own practical skills.

For more information on the course download the course flyer, and send any enquiries to tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz

Hakihea 2018

Poupou Karanga Te Rā Whakapūmau

When Rāhoroi 8 December
Mauri, the 29th day of the lunar cycle
Where Raukawa marae, Ōtaki
Cost Free (dependent on numbers)
Mauri, the 29th day of the lunar cycle

It's graduation day at Te Wānanga o Raukawa for students of the Poupou Karanga course!

The learning of karanga and all its aspects does not end and at the completion of this course, instead it opens doors to the body of knowledge known as mātauranga Māori. Te Wānanga o Raukawa offers higher learning in Mātauranga Māori, Te Reo Māori and other courses.

We welcome you to your education journey with Te Wānanga o Raukawa and encourage you to pursue further learning.

For more information on the course download the course flyer, and send any enquiries to tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz