Ngāti Pūkenga Iwi ki Tauranga has successfully acquired funding from Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori to organise and deliver five, two day weekend wānanga reo targeting a minimum of 50 tauira per wānanga from the Whanau o Ngāti Pūkenga o Tauranga Moana.


The primary focus of the wānanga reo programme is on dialectal, grammatical structures and kupu o Waitao including whakapapa, kawa me ngā tikanga o Ngāti Pūkenga.

The wānanga will provide forums for different age groups and cater for different levels of understanding, and use waiata, music, drama, club activities, arts and crafts.

It is expected that 50 tauira with beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of te reo Māori proficiency will attend each wānanga reo


  • To hold (5) five, (2) two day weekend wānanga reo 
  • A minimum of 50 tauira will attend each wānanga reo
  • Wānanga reo will be delivered with a minimum of 50% te reo Māori
  • To be offered at no cost to all tauira

Wānanga Dates:

  1. 18/19 July 2015   
  2. 15/16 August 2015
  3. 12/13 September 2015
  4. 10/11 October 2015
  5. 14/15 November 2015


Te Whetu o Te Rangi Marae

Please see document link below for the programme.  For a registration form please contact Violet 07-544 4413