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.

When | Āhea

15 Jul 2019 – 22 Jan 2022

Where | Ki hea

Level 4, behind Signs of a Nation

Cost | Te utu



Appropriate for all ages, but most relevant for ages 12+


10 minutes

Accessibility | E wātea ana ki
  • wheelchair accessible

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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.

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