A short article on the history of Te Aka Matua ki Te Pou Hawaiki, and two pou (posts) in the wharenui carved by John Tāpene (Maniapoto/Tūwharetoa/Te Rarawa) and Jim Stretton (Ngāti Pākehā).
Find out what to expect from a pōwhiri/welcome at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work marae in Epsom. Includes Faculty waiata.
This programme introduces University of Auckland staff to Māori language pronunciation and tikanga (customs), as well as a history of Māori-Pākehā relations. It is also an opportunity for open and safe discussion about how the university’s commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi affects workplace practice.