This project, run by the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust in partnership with local hapū, received funding from PPET in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Delivered by the Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust. The project provided rangatahi with opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in four main kaupapa:

  • Ki Tai – Waka and traditional navigation skills
  •  Whakapapa – of hapū, history, Te Reo Māori, karakia and kapa haka
  •  Matariki, the Maori New Year – Maramataka, star constellations, native tree planting
  • Ki Uta – Ngāhere experience, native bush restoration, establishing a nursery.


Pictured: Traditional navigation skills.


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