Nga Marae O Heretaunga under the leadership of Tama Turanga Huata ONZM proposed the carving of Marae Poupou for establishment in the Hastings District Council, Central Business District.
The installation of 18 Poupou is the first of many Nga Marae initiatives that will continue to build on the relationship of local government and tangata whenua.
- The establishment of a Kura Whakaairo at Tuaka is currently being discussed;
- The continuation of the development the CBD with HDC to be reflective of our shared histories
- Support to Matatini 2017
- Development of Marae capability and sustainability including water sources, power sources and IT sources.
Partnering with Takitimu Ora is a valuable relationship enhancing the collective impact of Nga O Heretaunga Marae.