Posts Tagged ‘Maori Catholic’

Maori Catholics gather for a Hui in Auckland

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

A hui for Catholic Māori in the Auckland diocese is to be held this month (November 2017). NZ Catholic reports that the hui, “Te Iwi Māori Katorika”, is to be held at Whaiora Marae in Otara. It aims to strengthen “Mana Māori” within the Church and the diocese and to “consider what leadership structure might Read more

Pa Hemi Hekiera RIP

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Pa Hemi Hekiera died in Rotorua on Friday. His priestly ministry was focused on strengthening Maori Catholics as both Māori and Catholic. His sudden death follows the recent deaths of two other priests who spent many years working with Māori Catholics. Fr Wim Tuerlings, a Mill Hill priest died in the Netherlands on 2 December. Read more

Waitangi Day Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral

Friday, February 5th, 2016

St Mary of the Angels, Ngākau Tapu (personal parish to Māori) and Te Kainga Marae are hosting a Waitangi Day Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Saturday 6 February 2016 at 9am. There is choir practice the night before at 7.30pm at Sacred Heart Cathedral. It’s a great time, under the direction of Robert Oliver Read more

Hato Petera group claim they are fully constituted entity

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The group speaking on behalf of Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust Board claim they are a “fully constituted entity with responsibility for providing quality pastoral care for Maori students attending Hato Petera College.” They say they are disappointed that the Catholic Diocese of Auckland does not recognise their legality. “We absolutely reject this unfortunate Read more

Diocese surprised by the unauthorised Hato Petera media release

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The Catholic Diocese of Auckland has expressed concern about the misinformation given to students of Hato Petera College and their whanau about the future of the school’s boarding hostels. The facilities are owned by the Catholic Diocese of Auckland, and it has confirmed that the boarding hostels will not be available in 2016. The diocese says it was surprised by a Read more

Off again on again Hato Petera saga

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

In a surprise move Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust has announced that its boarding facilities will continue to be available next year. A statement by Murray Painting has expressed optimism about the school’s future. News reports have been confused. Some have referred to Painting as the newly elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Read more

Hato Petera – why the hostels had to close

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Over 20 years ago, in response to requests by Hato Petera College whanau, the Catholic Diocese of Auckland set up the Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust. In signing the Trust Deed Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust accepted total responsibility for the land, buildings and operations of the Trust and a 20 year lease Read more

Hato Petera College Board elects 7 new members

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

On Sunday the Whanau Hato Petera Trust elected seven new members. The 12-person trust board had been reduced to five after a number of recent resignations. The present chairman, Tame Te Rangi, retained his position. Hato Petera Collge has two boards. One is the Whanau Hato Petera Trust, which is responsible for the dorms and Read more

Hato Petera threatened by over heated property market?

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The Auckland Diocese has offered Hato Petera College, which sits on prime real estate on Auckland’s North Shore, only a short-term extension to its lease. New Zealand First Deputy Leader Tracey Martin has suggested moves are underway to cash in on the booming property market.  Continue reading   Related Posts:Pushpay moves into Catholic donations marketSuccess of Read more

Catholic Maori leader to be ordained a Deacon

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Palmerston North based man, Danny Karatea-Goddard, will be ordained a Deacon this weekend. He will be ordained by Bishop Charles Drennan, the Bishop of Palmerston North, on Saturday, at 11am, at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Broadway Avenue. “Danny and [his wife] Maru are already widely involved in serving the Maori Catholic community as Read more