Ngāti Toa Bus Tour | Te Pahi Poi Haere o Ngāti Toa Rangatira

See the stunning scenery of Wellington’s west coast, and discover the fascinating history of Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwi on a bus tour.

  • When Sat 25 Feb 2017, 11:00am–4:00pm
  • Where
    Meet at main entrance, Level 1
  • Cost $15, SuperGold Card holder $5, tamariki (child) $5
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Te ringa rehe, te ringa whakairo, he ringa kaha | Through our arts we express our language, culture, and history

Join Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwiiwi tribe historians Taku Parai, Hohepa Potini, and Te Waari Carkeek on a stunning journey around Wellington’s west coast. 

Explore the history of Ngāti Toa Rangatira:

  • Hear legends and stories about landmarks, significant tīpunatīpuna ancestors, fierce battles, key families, and the building of an innovative industry.
  • Experience a whakatauwhakatau welcome and kapu tīkapu tī afternoon tea at Hongoeka Marae.
  • Find out about the iwi today as they look towards the future.

Booking required. Follow the green ‘book now’ link above.

What to bring

Bring your camera, something warm to wear, and a picnic lunch. You can purchase food from Te Papa Cafe on the day. We will stop to eat while you enjoy the view.

Your registration fee allows you one return passage to and from Te Papa and kapu tī at the marae.

Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira

Explore the successes, dramatic setbacks, and extraordinary resurgence of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, the local iwiiwi tribe in the Wellington region and the top of the South Island. Exhibition closes Friday 17 March 2017.

Ngāti Toa Rangatira historian Hohepa Potini leads a historical tour, 2016. Photograph by Amanda Rogers. Te Papa

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Ngāti Toa Rangatira historian Hohepa Potini leads a historical tour, 2016. Photograph by Amanda Rogers. Te Papa

Tirotiro kau atu Te Upoko o Te Ika, whakarongo kau atu ki ngā kōrero tuku iho o Ngāti Toa Rangatira mā runga pahi.

Mā Taku Parai, Hohepa Potini me Te Waari Carkeek koutou e ārahi i runga i te pahi poi haere i te rohe pōtae o Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

  • Tirotiro kau atu ngā tohu whenua. Whakarongo kau atu ki ngā kōrero tuku iho a ngā tūpuna, ko ngā pakanga, ko ngā mana, ko te kuhu ki ngā pakihi o te wā.
  • Ka whakatauria koutou ki te marae o Hongoeka, ka kapu tī.
  • Ka kōrerohia ngā mahi a te iwi ināianei me ngā manako o te iwi mō ngā rā e tū mai rā.

Me whakarite tīketi. Whāia te hononga ‘Book now’ kei runga ake nei.

Mauria mai

He kāmera, he kākahu māhana hei mau, he kete kai. Ā te rā e haere ai ka āhei te hoko kai mai i Te Papa Kai. Tērā ka tū, ka kai, ka ngahau ai te tirohanga.

Mā tō rehitatanga e hoki atu hoki mai ki Te Papa i te kapu tī hoki ki te marae.

Whiti Te Rā! Ngā kōrero tuku iho o Ngāti Toa Rangatira

Tirotiro kau atu ngā au piki ngā au heke, me te aranga ake anō o Ngāti Toa Rangatira, iwi kāinga o Te Whanganui-a-Tara ki Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka-a-Māui. Ka kati te whakaaturanga Rāmere 17 o Maehe 2017.