Rā Whakamaumahara - 100 year memorial service for Taiamai Mihaere

10am Saturday 9 December 2017, Tangoio Marae

Taiamai Mihaere was killed in Ypres on the border of Belgium and France during World War 1 on 9 December 1917. He is listed on the Honours board at our marae and there is a large stone memorial for him at the urupā (he is buried in Belgium). There will be a memorial service for him Saturday 9 December 2017

  • 10am Pōwhiri at Tangoio Marae
  • Service at Urupā in front of the Mihaere Monument
  • Kōrero, Whakapapa
  • 12pm Lunch (please bring a plate of kai to share)

Nau mai, Haere mai kia maumaharatia, kia whakanuia

Tomoana Food Hub AGM

2:15pm Monday 18 December 2017

Whānau are invited to the Tomoana Food Hub AGM at 2:15pm. There will be a tour of the site afterwards, then at 3pm a taonga carved by Uncle Bevan for one of the buildings will be unveiled. The Food Hub is located on Elwood Road, Hastings. To read about our Hapū investment in the Food Hub, please click here.



  • 11am Sunday 24 December 2017
  • Tangoio Marae

Marae Options Hui-ā-Hapū

10am – 2pm Saturday 16 September 2017, Tangoio Marae

The Committee invites and encourages whānau to attend the hui to hear an update on progress. Options being considered will be introduced and we will discuss and seek feedback on the process of confirming the future for our Marae. We will also talk about the voting process in November and what to expect from that.

Nau mai, Haere mai!

Ngā Tohu Reo - Kahungunu Māori Language Awards

  • Friday 25 August 2017
  • Tangoio Marae will be receiving the award for

    Te Kaikōkiri o Te Reo Māori (Marae)

  • Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust are sponsors of an award
  • Tickets available from Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Office

Kaumātua Matariki Winter Lunch

  • Tuesday 4 July 2017
  • RSA Napier

Tiakina Tūtira Planting Day

  • 10am Saturday 15 July 2017
  • meet at Lake Tūtira carpark or catch the bus provided from Ahuriri
  • Sausage sizzle and snacks will be provided
  • Bring: suitable clothing, gloves, gumboots, water to drink, spade (some spades will be provided if you don’t have one)

Nau mai, Haere mai ki te tiaki te waiū o ō tātau tīpuna!


10am Saturday 22 July 2017, Tangoio Marae


  • 10am Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust Annual Plan Update
  • 11am Marae Options Committee Update
  • 12pm Kai



  • 11am Sunday 4 June 2017
  • Tangoio Marae

Tūtira Wānanga

We will wānanga to consider which actions will be best to improve our precious lake. There will also be an update on the kōrero collected from interviews and hui.

There will be a planting day on Saturday 15 July 2017. Look out for future pānui!

Kahungunu Matariki 2017

  • 9 June – 14 July 2017
  • throughout Te Matau-a-Māui (Hawke’s Bay)
  • For more info, click here


You are invited to commemorate ANZAC Day and the blessing of the Pou whānau memorial plaque following the ceremony.

Nau mai, Haere mai!

Kōrure coming to Maungaharuru

You are invited to welcome the Kōrure (mottled petrel) chicks to Maungaharuru. These special manu (birds) will be blessed by our Kaumātua.

Hui-ā-Hapū Marae Options Committee Workshop

  • 10am Saturday 11 March 2017
  • Tangoio Marae
  • Nau mai, Haere mai!

To see videos of past Marae Options hui and download information,

please click here to access the members only page.

Tangoio Marae Trustees AGM

  • 10am Saturday 18 March 2017
  • Tangoio Marae
  • Nau mai, Haere mai!

Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust AGM

  • 10am Saturday 25 March 2017
  • 12pm Kai
  • 12:30pm Performance by Ngā Uri o Pania
  • Tangoio Marae
  • Nau mai, Haere mai!

To see more information about the AGM and associated documents,

please click here to access the members only page.

Kahungunu Festival

Monday 6 February – Sunday 26 February

Exciting events including concerts, exhibitions, light trail, Herenga Waka Festival and more!

There will be a show “Tangitū” by Riverseed Collective and Ngā Uri o Pania (featuring our whānau) on Thursday 16 February, at around 7pmish, Matahiwi Marae, gold coin entry.

Click here for details.

Te Matatini

Wednesday 22 February:

Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 February:

Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival

Please click here for details on the festival and here for info from the hosts.

Mindspeak - Art Exhibition

  • Artist – Karina Reti
  • Tuesday 21 February – Tuesday 28 February 2017
  • Venue: The Box, 50 Waghorne St, Ahuriri (behind the MTT office)
  • The Box will be open and Karina will be onsite: 10am – 2:30pm weekdays and 12pm – 3pm at the weekend.

Come and see Karina’s beautiful art!

Tuku Whenua

As part of the Cultural Redress in our Treaty Settlement, four Reserves will be returned to our Hapū. We will then gift these reserves back to the people of Aotearoa, NZ. To commemorate this gift there will be events and activities running from Saturday 14 January 2017 to Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Please click here for details.

Tūtira Wānanga

Wānanga on our Hapū values, priorities and issues regarding Tūtira:

  • 10am – 2pm Tuesday 17 January 2017
  • Tangoio Marae
  • Kai provided

Come along and express your whakaaro (thoughts) or if you can’t make it, you can email them to Te Kaha Hawaikirangi, Project Manager, at tekaha@tangoio.maori.nz.

House of Aroha

House of Aroha is a design store owned by our some of our whānau.

They will be having pop-up shops in The Box for the month of January 2017. Check it out at

The Box, 50 Waghorne St, Ahuriri (behind the MTT office).