Skip Content
Te Ati Awa and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa signed Kawenata

Te Ati Awa and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa have signed a Kawenata that cements an enduring inter-generational relationship.

The signing of the Kawenata or accord between Te Ati Awa me ngā iwi o Taranaki whānui ki te upoko o Te Ika ā Maui and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa took place at Waiwhetu Marae in Wellington last Thursday after several months of discussions.

The Kawenata includes seven principles which lay the foundations for the relationship that will in time see cultural and educational collaboration that will benefit Te Ati Awa tribal members, tauira and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Te Taiurungi Dr Jim Mather and Te Ati Awa leader Kara Puketapu are pictured signing the Kawenata at Waiwhetu Marae.

 Back to news & events

Published On:

Article By:



Other Articles

  • 24 July, 2019

    Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is offering an exciting opportunity to bring students closer to their dream career.

    From creating a resume that gets the attention of potential employers, learning important communication skills to developing research and essay writing skills, the NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation is for anyone serious about taking a decisive step towards a career.

  • 24 July, 2019

    Introductory Mau Rākau new feature in Mangere course

    An introduction to the ancient Māori martial art of mau rākau is a new feature of a key arts course being offered at the Mangere campus of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa starting at the end of this month.

  • 23 July, 2019

    Making a difference for rangatahi through arts

    A new Māori performing arts course being offered in Whakatane for the first time can help make a real difference in the lives of rangatahi (young people), says its highly experienced kaiako (tutor).

  • 15 July, 2019

    Kawerau campus makes positive waves as it turns 10

    Making a positive difference for local whānau and supporting the community in a myriad of ways is a big buzz for staff at the Kawerau campus of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, which is celebrating its 10th anniversay this coming Monday 15 July.