What is Ngai Tuahuriri?

What is Ngai Tuahuriri?

Ngāi Tūāhuriri – TE KŌHAO-TŪ O MAHAANUI. Under the 1848 Canterbury Purchase the largest block of reserved land set aside for Ngāi Tahu was the Kaiapoi Māori Reserve 873.

Why is Tuahiwi called Tuahiwi?

Tuahiwi is a small rural settlement 6km north of Kaiapoi. It has long been an area in which Māori have lived. Tuahiwi means beyond the mound .

What is ngāi Tūāhuriri?

One of the leading chiefs of Ngāi Tahu was Tūāhuriri. His story is based in the Wellington area where he lived. Although he was not to settle in Te Waipounamu, his sons and his descendants would play significant roles in the Ngāi Tahu migration history that was to follow.

Where is Maungatere?

Mount Grey / Maukatere is a 934 metres (3,064 ft) mountain 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of Amberley in New Zealand.

What is Papatipu Runanga?

‘Papatipu’ refers to ancestral land. Local Papatipu Rūnanga has the status of mana whenua with kaitiaki status (guardianship) over land and water within their takiwā or territory. For that reason, local Papatipu Rūnanga offices are the primary points of contact in the resource consent process.

What Waka did Ngāi Tahu come on?

Uruao waka
They populated the islands of the South Pacific eventually making their way to Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu. Waitaha, the first people of Te Waipounamu, journeyed on the Uruao waka and settled in Kā Pākihi Whakatekateka o Waitaha – the Canterbury Plains. Ngāti Māmoe and then Ngāi Tahu followed.

What year was the Kemp purchase of the South Island made?

One such purchase was called the Kemp block, after the Crown’s negotiator, Henry Kemp; covering much of Canterbury and Otago, it was signed in 1848.

What is the name of the hapu who are based at Tuahiwi north of Kaiapoi?

Settlement between Woodend and Rangiora, 6 km north of Kaiapoi. Land was reserved there for Māori in the 19th century, and Tuahiwi has remained the main settlement of the Ngāi Tūahuriri hapū (sub-tribe) of Ngāi Tahu.

What is Mahinga Kai?

Mahinga kai/mahika kai literally means ‘to work the food’ and relates to the traditional value of food resources and their ecosystems, as well as the practices involved in producing, procuring, and protecting these resources.

What is the Maori name for Mount GREY?

Mt Grey is named after Sir George Grey, Governor and Premier of New Zealand between 1845 and 1879. Maori named the mountain ‘Maukatere’ (floating mountain) because the spirits of the dead are believed to leave from the summit on the long journey to Cape Reinga.

How much is Ngāi Tahu worth?

Ngāi Tahu Property Limited is a property development and investment company with assets valued at approximately $600 million.

What does the word Runanga mean?

Māori assembly
noun plural runanga. NZ a Māori assembly or council.

What is Tuahiwi Marae?

The name of our marae is Tuahiwi. Tuahiwi takes its name from the ridge that runs from the Kaiapoi township through to Rangiora. That ridge is where the Tuahiwi roadway now runs and our people have traditionally built upon that ridge rather than the lower lying areas that were prone to flooding.

What is a Māori marae?

In Māori usage, the marae ātea (often shortened to marae) is the open space in front of the wharenui (meeting house; literally “large building”). Generally the term marae is used to refer to the whole complex, including the buildings and the ātea. This area is used for pōwhiri (welcome ceremonies) featuring oratory.

Where is Tuahuriri Rūnanga?

The takiwā of Te Ngāi Tuahuriri Rūnanga centres on Tuahiwi and extends from the Hurunui to Hakatere, sharing an interest with Arowhenua Rūnanga northwards to Rakaia, and thence inland to the Main Divide.

What happened to Tū-āhu-Riri?

In 1880 a new whare called Tū-āhu-riri was built as an adjoining whare to Tū-te-kawa. However two months later a storm struck and Tū-āhu-riri was lifted off its foundations. The hall was replaced with a new and larger building.