Hei whakamohio noa ki a koutou, ko tēnei tō tātou huringa tau toru tekau! Koinā te take ka whakahokia e tātou te mauri o tēnei hui ki te wāhi o tonā orokohanga mai, ki te rohe o Te Arawa waka, ki Te Rotorua nui a Kahumatamomoe. I te timatanga o tēnei tau, kua tonoa tō tātou Ruānuku, nāna i nanao ake i ngā kupu hei arahi i tō tātou waka ture mō tēnei Hui-ā-Tau. Nō reira, ka noho ngā kupu a Te Kooti Arikirangi hei tūāpapa mō tātou katoa:
Ka kuhu au ki te ture, hei matua mo te pani, I seek refuge in the law, for it is a parent to the oppressed
Registrations are now open for the 2018 Te Hunga Roia Māori Thursday Hui-ā-Tau which will be held on the 11th - 13th October 2018, at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Mokoia Campus, Rotorua.
This year marks Te Hunga Rōia Maori o Aotearoa’s 30th Anniversary and to celebrate we are returning to Rotorua, where it all began. Earlier in the year, our Executive reached out to His Honour Justice Joe Williams to select an appropriate kaupapa to commemorate this year’s Hui. In response, His Honour selected the words of Te Kooti Arikirangi: