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Mātauranga Māori kete o te wānanga: Tikanga & Kawa

Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi 

With your basket and my basket the people will live.

Waiata / Songs

Learn a Waiata - Aio

Note. From "Learn a Waiata: E Rere" [video], by Kii Tai Culture, 2021, March 8. YouTube. ( Copyright 2021 by Kii Tai Culture.

Tikanga Māori 101

Note. From "Tikanga Māori 101: News2Me" [video], by 1News, 2022, October 21. YouTube. ( Copyright 2022 by 1News.

Tā Mason Durie: Tikanga & Kawa (Low sound)

Note. From "Tā Mason Durie: Tikanga & Kawa" [video], by Iharaia Pirihira, 2022, July 26. YouTube. ( Copyright 2020 by Iharaia Pirihira.


Note. From "Tikanga: Tikanga series of videos" [video], by Rauawaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust, 2018, March 8. YouTube. ( Copyright 2018 by Rauawaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust.

Ngā Pukapuka

Kawa, tikanga and ritenga

Note. From "Kawa, tikanga and ritenga: Tom Roa" [video], by Te Pūnaha Matatini, 2022, March 7. YouTube. ( Copyright 2022 by Te Pūnaha Matatini.

Tikanga and Maramataka Professor Leonie Pihama

Note. From "Tikanga and Maramataka Professor Leonie Pihama" [video], by Tu Tama Wahine, 2022, November 24. YouTube. ( Copyright 2022 by Tu Tama Wahine.

Pae Tukutuku

Other resources

Whakataukī / Māori Proverbs

Karakia / Prayers

LAW121 - Tikanga

Note. From "LAW121: Tikanga" [video], by mohsenalattar1, 2021, September 21. YouTube. ( Copyright 2021 by mohsenalattar1.

The Beginner's Guide to Visiting the Marae

Filmed at Kauwhata Marae in the Manawatu, The Beginner’s Guide to Visiting the Marae is a straightforward and respectful explanation of basic marae protocol, from the wero, to the karanga, pōwhiri, whaikōrero, waiata, koha and the hongi. The programme was made in 1984 when Pākehā were generally less familiar with visiting marae, so host Ian Johnstone presents the documentary from the perspective of a person rather more apprehensive about marae protocol than might be the case in 2011. That aside, the doco remains an effective primer for 21st Century marae novices.

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