Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Maori’

Auckland diocese’s JPC ask Ardern to intervene at Ihumātau Comments 0

Monday, August 26th, 2019

The Justice and Peace Commission of Catholic Diocese of Auckland is asking the government to intervene in the Ihumātau land dispute. They have asked the government to purchase the disputed land. Deacon Chris Sullivan, the Ihumātao Response Team leader says the Government needs to take the land back first. “Because it was the Government back in Read more

Hui considers structure for Katorika Maori Commission Comments 0

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

The special hui at Whangarei Hato Werahiko Kawerio parish on June 8.was pivotal as part of a consultation process to establish and formalise the structure of a Katorika Māori Commission. It was the first-ever in Auckland diocese that encompasses Tamaki ki Te Taitokerau and potentially Hauraki. Continue reading in NZ Catholic Related Posts:Hato Pāora old Read more

Father Anton Timmerman dies at the age of 100 Comments 0

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Father (Tim) Anton Timmerman died last weekend in Auckland just four months after celebrating his 100th birthday. He was a priest for 73 years and served in Rotorua for over 60 years. He retired in 2008. Originally from the Netherlands, Timmerman studied to be a priest there, being ordained in 1945. In 1949 he came Read more

King Tuheitia invites Pope Francis to New Zealand Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Kīngi Tuheitia Potatau Te Wherowhero VII met with Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday. At the meeting, the Kīngi formally invited the Pope to New Zealand to visit him at Turangawaewae Marae. It was Kīngi Tuheitia’s first visit to Rome and his first such Papal engagement, usually reserved for heads of state. They Read more

Hato Pāora old boy sworn in as Māori Land Court judge Comments 0

Monday, March 25th, 2019
Māori Land Court judge

Judge Damian Hohepa Stone was sworn in as a Māori Land Court judge in the presence of 300 family, friends and colleagues last Friday. His former school Hato Pāora College hosted the event. Stone says he hopes events like this will help inspire the current students. “I am now part of a judicial group who have Read more

Te Wānanga o Raukawa…the story behind Ngāti Kapu carvings Comments 0

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Recently Te Wānanga o Raukawa opened a building called Te Ara a Tāwhaki. In this building is a central Lecture Theatre called ‘Te Kete Uruuru Rangi.’ It is surrounded by carvings. As part of those carvings, there are sets of ‘pou’ (carved wall features or poles) which express the ancestral links each hapū has. One Read more

Hui to prepare for Easter 2019 Comments 0

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Members of the Central Council (Te Kaunihera Matua) of the Māori Catholic Easter Meeting (called the Hui Aranga) met in Taranaki on Friday 12th October. After the meeting, the rangatahi section took a walk around part of Mt Taranaki. Part of the purpose of the Easter Hui Aranga is to engage young Māori in embracing who Read more

O’Sullivan has some ideas about future of Hato Petera Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Doctor Lance O’Sullivan wants to shift the Vanguard military school on to the vacant Hato Petera College site. He has also proposed that the Hato Petera site should be used for a hostel for Māori students attending other schools in the area, on the model of Auckland Grammar School’s InZone hostel in Epsom. He said Read more

Hato Petera closed Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and the proprietor of Hato Petera College believes that the cancellation of the College’s Integration Agreement is in the best interests of students. The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins and the Bishop have agreed that the College will close on 31 August 2018. In making the announcement Read more

Group’s effort to save Hato Petera College described as harmful Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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The commissioner appointed to run Hato Petera College has described the efforts by a group of people to increase the college’s roll as harmful. Tauira Tawhito Steering Komiti, a group of former students, parents and a kaumatua, have been able to increase the roll from one to five. They say they have received nearly 500 expressions of Read more