Rātana: Te KaiwhakaoraRātana: The Healing Faith
He whakaaturanga iti e whakanui ana i te rautau o te whakatūtanga o te Hāhi Rātana.
A mini exhibition that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Rātana church.
15 Jul 2019 – 22 Jan 2022
Level 4, behind Signs of a Nation
Appropriate for all ages, but most relevant for ages 12+
100 years ago, one man founded a new faith that gave hope to thousands of Māori reeling from land losses, disease, and war.
Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana’s powerful message of peace fused Christianity with Māori self-determination promised by the Treaty of Waitangi. The church and community he established still thrive today.
This mini-exhibition gives visibility and voice to the musical, cultural, and artistic heritage of the iwi Mōrehu, Rātana followers.