Further to our October email advising that "We are looking to progress a Ngāti Paoa – Ngāti Ranginui Kawenata process" we are pleased to advise that we will be signing a Kawenata Tapu (Sacred Covenant) with Ngāti Paoa on Saturday, 16 December 2017. Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Pūkenga will be doing the same. The signing ceremony will be held at Maungatapu Marae, commencing at 8:30am.
To enhance the mana of this event Ngāti Paoa plan to be accompanied by their waka taua Kotuiti Tuarua. Our waka Takitimu will be on the water to receive Kotuiti Tuarua and Ngāi Te Rangi are investigating the possibility of the waka Mataatua Toi participation.
We would value your attendance and support at this significant event and appreciate you sharing this communication with ngā uri o Ngāti Ranginui who may not have a registered email address.
Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Ranginui Settlement Trust