Waiata Wananga

  Miria Marae 


WaiataOur Kaiako :  Uncle Mukai

On behalf of Te Wananga o Awanuiarangi, our Kaumatua and Marae trustees we invite you to be a part our Kaupapa

Tired of singing the same songs, because you don’t know anything else !

!Tired of singing like a “gold fish” cause you don’t know the words!!

Always wondered if you’re singing the appropriate song for the occasion!

Wouldn’t you love to improve your reo and knowledge of your whakapapa through Song and Dance !!

The Time is RIGHTThe time is NOW, Me WAIATA TATOU!!!


Nga kaupapa o to matou wanaanga

Nga ra  
20-21 May  
 3-6 June
 Papatuanuku Marae, Auckland
 24-26 June
 8-10 July
22-24 July

Nga Ture


  • you must be over the age of 16
  • you must supply a birth certificate or passport
  • you must supply a marriage certificate if you are married and your surname does not match your birth certificate
  • You must be a New Zealand Citizen
  • Special endorsement forms for whanau who are over 65  years old
  • Drivers license is no longer accepted as proof of ID
  • For complete success you must committ to attending to a minimum of 4 wanaanga 

 Please bring with you

  • 1 sheet  and 1 pillow case
  • Koha kai - I can fruit , 1 can of spaghetti or baked beans , 1 packet of biscuits or homemade cake

If you have any questions please contact Hineamaru Ropati on (09) 2755708 , Mobile 0220 807531 or email hineamaru@xtra.co.nz  

 Suggested Programme Time tableStarting Times for the Friday evenings:              6pm:  Arrival of whanau to set up                    Powhiri / Whakatau / Whanaungatanga                    Nga tikanga o te Marae                    Dinner time / settling in       7pm:  Hei timata to matou kaupapa                   Nga Ture o te Wanaanga     10 pm: Kua mutu Saturday:  Full day Wananga of Song and DanceSunday:  The day begins at 7am and finishes at 1pm for whanau to get home safely. Whanau SupportDepending on the numbers of registered whanau here in Auckland I will organize either car-pooling or bring through a bus.  If we look at hiring a 45 seater @ $30 - $40 / head = $1800.00 - If we get a confirmed number of 20 @ $25.00/head = $500 that will get us 2 Vans

Page last updated 2 Oct 2014