Kia ora, Welcome to Akona Rangitāne II

the new Rangitāne o Wairarapa Education website

Like the old website Akona Rangitāne II contains plenty of educational material that we hope will help visitors learn about Rangitāne o Wairarapa and Māori of the Wairarapa Region.

There is still information on a wide range of subjects including mythology, local Māori history, world views, tikanga, basic te reo, the natural world, basic needs ie food and social structure.

Documents, websites and other useful material produced by other sources have been utilized to provide a greater coverage and often to save duplication of an existing resource that aligns with understanding things Māori.

New features include
•    Iti Kahurangi our first education curriculum
•    A facebook feed so you can receive new information regularly and be able to interact quickly. Just send a friend request to connect.
•    A section where you can find learning resources on all sorts of subjects. With teachers in mind many of the resources have teacher notes and curriculum links.
•    New material to download including our children’s and Rangitane o Wairarapa history books.
•    Akona Rangitāne II is more visual to help find material easier. There are more photographs, paintings and murals. We are grateful to have been granted permission by artist Bronwyn Waipuka to use her beautiful paintings. See www.bwaipuka.co.nz


To learn more about Rangitāne o Wairarapa Incorporated go to www.rangitane.iwi.nz.
If you have an inquiry or would like assistance please contact:
Joseph Potangaroa email: tiri1@xtra.co.nz mobile: 027 857 4601
Mike Kawana email: mike@rangitane.iwi.nz mobile: 027 432 8825

For website design please contact: Mikis van Geffen email: info@designunlimited.co.nz

Enquiries

[recaptcha]

Facebook feed

1 year ago

Yvette Grace and Creative NZ Maori Strategy team will be at Aratoi tomorrow 27 march 10am – 12.30pm. they want to hear from Maori artists in our region. Please forward to others in your networks

1 year ago

2018 Tertiary Scholarships

The Māori Education Trust administers scholarships to Māori students attending tertiary institutes. The 2018 scholarship round will close 4.30 pm, Friday, 6 ... See more

1 year ago

Just letting you know that NZ Defence Force Recruiters are holding a Defence Force Information Evening at Club Wairarapa (RSA) on the 28th Feb 2018.
The information evening commences at 6pm and will ... See more

« 2 of 2 »

Places

Use the interactive map to locate and learn about significant places such as marae, papakāinga and urupa. Learn about the meanings of Māori place names throughout the Wairarapa.

History

Learn about some of the history of Rangitāne o Wairarapa and the Wairarapa Region through photographs, books, exhibitions and articles. Also find a collection of historical maps.

map-Colensomap map-Tur02PlanP138a[1] Seventy Mile Bush Blocks map-Trails (from DoC) map-Tur02PlanP131a[1] Te Kohutu Block map-Tur02PlanP122a[1] Ihuraua Block map-Tur02PlanP143a[1] Arikirau Block map-Tur02PlanP133a[1] Whangaehu Block map-Tur02PlanP126a[1] Te Whanga Block map-Tur02PlanP132a[1] Kopuaranga Block map-Tur02PlanP140a[1] Mangatainoka Block maps-Full-sketch-map-of-Wairarapa map-Tur02PlanP130a[1] Taueru Block map-Tur02PlanP124a[1] Otahuao Block map-Tur02PlanP144a[1] Maungaraki Block map-tukuwahine2 001 map-Tur02PlanP139a[1]Ngatapu No2 Block map-Blocks&ReservesMasterton map-company-map-Edit map-Tur02PlanP136a[1] Taueru Kumurau Block map-TeWharau (from KFearon Te Wharau 1980) map-Moroa-Alfredton (from J Edmonds) map-Tur02PlanP125a[1] Matapihi Rangitumau Block map-Makirikiri (Wai Archives) map-Matewera Papakainga

Atuatanga and Iti kahurangi – The Rangitāne o Wairarapa Curriculum

Nature is the best teacher.
Rā the sun, Marama the moon, Papatūānuku the earth, Ranginui the sky, tangaroa the sea, rivers, lakes, Tanemahuta the forests are atua who we rely upon to live.
When we learn how different parts of nature work by themselves or together we are learning Atuatanga.

Iti Kahurangi is designed to assist everyone to learn different aspects of Rangitāne o Wairarapa culture and history. It has a section that helps you plan what, when and how to deliver the curriculum. Also find related resources here.

People

Explore a collection of photographs, paintings, videos and biographies of kaumatua and tupuna.

Photos / Video / Audio

Look through a collection of photos, videos and music, significant to Rangitāne o Wairarapa.

library-Kaitekateka tupuna-Retimana Te Korou  tupuna-Puhara Te Tau  library-GirlsgraveLongbush003 tupuna-TOO rugby team 001    tupuna-TaiawhioTetau  tupuna-Teorahi Ripeka Reihana Tawaroa  library-Hurunuiorangi(present) library-Marara Kuiti library-teaohuruhuru      library-Tekapohoorangihirewa2      library-PapawaiMarae tupuna-Tamati-Iraia  library-Mangaakuta c1870s tupuna-Uenuku Kopako Tukotahi Taepa(2)  tupuna-Hoani Te Whatahoro Jury library-Longbushwaahi1 library-MaukuRangi Centre of photo (from Greater Wellington) tupuna-Te Rimene Witinitara Te Kaewa    library-TeOreOre 1880s      tupuna-Huru Te Hiaro library-Matua Pa library-Mohiooteatua from Te Poho O Hinepare Whare, Taueru tupuna-Brancepeth(2) library-GirlGraveLongbush1 tupuna-Niniwa i te Rangi tupuna-HineiteairarangiWhakamairu (nee Te Korou) library-TutaekaraPa      tupuna-NgairoRakaihikuroa4 library-KopuarangaPa Entrance library-Hidden lakes 1 tupuna-Te Aitu o te rangi Jury  library-Rangiwhakaoma2 tupuna-NireahaTamaki tupuna-TOOschool1936    library-Te Ahipanepane      library-Tirohangataniwha3      library-WhatakorariHeadstone002      Wi Whatakorari Whare Te Wharau      tupuna-Maika Parakau tupuna-Kuku Karaitiana library-TeAnaORongomai      library-tukuwahine2 001      tupuna-Eparaima04 library-Kohekutu001 tupuna-Tamahau Mahupuku library-RetimanaTeKorouvisitHuangarua      tupuna-Tama Whakakitea  tupuna-Huia Rimene (1)  library-SolwayShowGrounds      library-HikurangiCollegeSign2 tupuna-Witinitara Te Kaewa  tupuna-KawanaWitinitaraTeKaewa library-Nukutaimemeha1 library-Ruataniwha001      tupuna-Hami Potangaroa library-Mokonui1 library-Matirie Pa(Lighthouse) tupuna-Turuki Karaitiana  library-Matiriepa(Castlepointlighthouse) library-Hiona pa library-Pukehuiake Pa Waikekeno001 library-Kohekutu003 tupuna-Tunuiarangi  library-EparaimaStation04 tupuna-Hoani Rangi taka i waho library-TePohoOTeRangihirawea (at Mataikona)      library-taumataraia      tupuna-Manihera Maaka tupuna-Wii Waaka  library-Wharepouri03      tupuna-Henare&Takare Haeata Kuku Tewhiwhiana tupuna-Ngahui Rangitakaiwaho library-Hiona interior library-Taueru pa      library-Kaitekateka5 tupuna-Tikawenga Te Tau  library-Whakataki Marae koruru Whareaute      library-WhakatakiMarae      tupuna-Ngatuere Tawhirimatea Tawhao library-MatapihiPa

Resources

A collection of resources. You can download publications published by Rangitāne o Wairarapa or external resources gathered from the internet. Also included is a list of suggested books and websites.