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He Whakakitenga mo te Rohe - The Vision from Tangata Whenua

The tangata whenua base their vision on four main principles - Whakawhanaungatanga/Manaakitanga, Te Reo, Kotahitanga, Tino Rangatiratanga.

English Translation

E whā ngā mātāpono matua o te whakakitenga o te tāngata whenua:

Te Mātāpono tuatahi

Whakawhanaungatanga/Manaakitanga – ko te marae te kāinga matua, te whakatinanatanga o ō mātou tūpuna, e hono nei i te tāngata whenua ki ō mātou rohe. Tiakina, manaakitia. Mā te hā o te mauri o te marae e hua mai ai te hauora ā ngākau, ā wairua, ā tinana hoki o te iwi.

He wāhi hira ngā marae hei whakahaere i te mātauranga Māori. Ko te wāhi tēnei e manaakitia ai te manuhiri kahurangi, e whakawhāiti ai hoki ngā whānau mō ngā huihuinga nunui. Ki te Māori, ko te marae ‘te tūranga o te iwi’. He wāhi tino hira te marae, ā, he wāhi motuhake. Ko te whenua, te reo, te whakawhanaungatanga me te marae hoki ngā hononga e puta ai ngā tohu o te Māoritanga, taha tikanga, taha ora, taha umanga. Ka mutu, he whare taonga ngā marae.

Te Mātāpono tuarua

Te Reo – Koia tēnei te reo o te tāngata whenua, te waka e puta ai ngā tikanga, e pūmautia ai te kawa. Ko te reo Māori he reo whaimana o Aotearoa. Ko te reo he taonga kāmehameha tuku iho nā ō tātou tūpuna,
kia mātua poipoitia e te hapori, kia mātua whakatupuria, kia mātua whakarauoratia hoki. Me akiaki anō ngā whakatupuranga kei te heke mai kia anga nui mai ki te hāpai i ēnei mahi.

Te Mātāpono tuatoru

Kotahitanga – Mā te kotahitanga e tū pakari ai te tāngata whenua me ngā hapori. Mā te mahi ngātahi ka whai kia puawai te hītōria ā rohe, te whanaketanga o ngā tikanga ā iwi, te hauora me te mātauranga o te rohe.

Te Mātāpono tuawhā

Tino Rangatiratanga – ko te whakamahi i te tino rangatiratanga me te mana whakahaere i roto i ngā take katoa e pā ana ki te iwi.

  • Me whai kia whakamanatia te tū a te tāngata whenua, kia whaihua hoki hei kaitiaki i roto i te rohe, kia pā atu hoki tēnei ki te oranga taiao me te oranga whānui o te hapori;
  • Kia mauritau te hapori ki te kōrero i te reo Māori, I te reo Pākehā hoki – e tautoko ana i te huatau he hapori reorua te tāone o Ōtaki;
  • E ora ana ngā puna wai katoa hei mahinga kai, ki tā te tāngata whenua i pai ai hei oranga;
  • Kia whaihua te mahi tahi a te rūnanga o te tāngata whenua, ki hea atu, ki hea atu e tika ana, ki ngā umanga me ngā hapori;
  • Kia kite e pakari ana te noho a ngā whānau me ngā hapū, ā, ka whaihua te mahi tahi, ki hea atu, ki hea atu e tika ana, ki ngā umanga me
    ngā hapori;
  • Me whai kia whakapaingia ake te kanohi Māori i roto i ngā mahi ā-rohe
  • Kia rauhī, kia angitū ngā pūmanawa ā auaha, ā toi o te tāngata whenua;
  • Kia hou ai te rongo ki te ao whānui he wāhi tūhauora te rohe nei, taha kai, taha tikanga ā iwi, taha āhua noho, taha tāpoi;
  • E whai ana kia poipoitia ngā rautaki whakawhanake umanga a te tāngata whenua;
  • Kia māhorahora te whātoro atu a te hapori ki ngā ratonga hauora;
  • Kia tautokotia te rangatahi, kia eke ai ki te taumata tiketike o ō rātou wawata;
  • E mōhiotia ana e ngā tāngata ngā ingoa taketake mō te whenua, ngā wāhi nui o te hītōria, ngā wāhi tapu, ā, me whaimana ngā ingoa taketake nei;
  • Kia mātua kitea ko te tāngata whenua hei māngai i roto i ngā whanaketanga ā rohe, taha taonga, taha wai, te kounga me te āhua hoki o ngā nōhanga;
  • Kia pakari, kia whaihua te mahi takitoru I waenganui i te tāngata whenua, te Kaunihera o Kāpiti me te Kaunihera o te rohe whānui o Te Whanganui a Tara;
  • Kia whai wāhi nui te tāngata whenua ki ngā take raraunga e pā ana ki te hunga manene;
  • Kia āwhinatia te tāngata whenua e te Kaunihera ki te whakawhanake i ngā mahere whakahaere ā iwi;
  • Kia aro nui mai, kia mōhio mārika mai te tāngata ki ngā tūhonotanga ā wairua, ā hinengaro, o te tāngata whenua ki tōna whenua, ōna wāhi tapu me ngā taonga o roto o tōna taiao;
  • Me whai kia kitea e manaakitia ana, e taumarutia ana ngā mātā waka e te mana me te rangatiratanga o te tangata whenua i runga anō i ngā tikanga Māori;
  • Kia kitea i roto i te Whakaaturanga i waenganui i a Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toarangatira me te kaunihera, ka wātea te mātā waka i whakamanangia ki te whaiwāhi atu anō, inā hiahia rātou;
  • E whakamaiohatia ana e te rohe te ture me te tikanga.