The Takiri ko te Ata Symposium is a celebration of leadership, sharing, knowledge and excellence – acknowledging the work of Matiu Dickson. Hosted by Tauranga Moana iwi and the University of Waikato, the Symposium Takiri ko te Ata – The Dawn of a New Day - provides an opportunity to consider pathways to a brighter collective future underpinned by tikanga Māori.
VENUE: Hungahungatoroa Marae, Hungahungatoroa Road, Matapihi.
DATE: Thursday 05 October 2017
VENUE: Tauranga Yacht Club, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Tauranga
DATE: Friday 6 October, 2017
TIME: 9.00am - 4.00pm
For any queries please contact: Jacob Tapiata | email@example.com | Ph. 07 837 9420 or Ngareta Timutimu | firstname.lastname@example.org | Ph. 07 575 3765 ext 207
Takiri ko te Ata – he kaupapa hei whakahihiri i te oranga, hei whakakao i te whakaaro, kia kake ake te iwi. Ko Matiu Dickson, he pukenga, he matatau, he tangata manawanui ki ōna iwi, ki ōna hapori. Kua mahue i a ia he tuāpapa hei whakawhanake ake i ngā whare wānanga, i ngā iwi me ngā hapori whānui.
Mā ngā Iwi o Tauranga Moana me Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato tēnei hui, Takiri o te Ata, e kōkiri. Ko te manakotū, ka hoe ngātahi te kaupapa nei kia eke panuku ki paetawhiti!
Matiu Dickson was a scholar, weaver, exponent of Te Reo, tikanga and kapa haka, mentor, cook, friend, whanaunga, husband, father and koro. Matiu’s legacy is a positive contribution across academic, tribal, Māori and wider communities.
Panels will be convened to discuss Te Reo Māori, tikanga, Pākehā law, community development and positive tribal futures. Presenters include tribal leaders and rangatahi from Tauranga Moana iwi, Hon. Te Ururoa Flavell, Maata McManus, Dr Ani Mikaere, Distinguished Prof. Graham Smith, Associate Prof. Linda Te Aho, Dr Sarah Jane Tiakiwai and others.....
There is accommondation available at Hungahungatoroa Marae, please ring Kataraina Dickson on 07 575 3765 ext 216 for more details.