Posts Tagged ‘Otaki’

New building opened at Te Wānanga o Raukawa Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Te Wānanga

A few years ago, a building to house the various activities of the Te Wānanga o Raukawa (the Māori University of Ōtaki) burnt down while it was undergoing renovation. Recently a new building was opened to replace it. It contains a meeting place for students, a special hall embracing carvings representing all the local tribal Read more

Cardinal Dew thanks Marists as 170 years in Otaki ends Comments 1

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Cardinal John Dew, the Archbishop of Wellington, has announced that as from 1 February 2016, the Archdiocese will take responsibility for the pastoral care of the parish of Saints Mary and Joseph in Otaki and Levin. Dew has thanked the priests and brothers of the Society of Mary for their pastoral care and leadership in Read more

Our Lady of Pukekaraka and the big statue… an Aussie view Comments 0

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

A  YouTube channel on Marian Shrines of the World recently featured an episode on Our Lady of Pukekaraka and the statue of Our Lady at Paraparaumu. Although the Australian narrator , understandably struggles a little with Maori pronunciation  the video provides a concise and accurate account of the history and significance of the shrine of Read more